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Oct 28, 2019

Today's edition is titled "Medicare Open Enrollment: What You Need to Know." Kim Brandt, Principal Deputy Administrator for Operations, outlines what Medicare beneficiaries should know for this year's open enrollment season, share what's new and different, and provide some important fraud prevention tips.

Host:Kim Brandt
Guest(s):Bill Polglase
Aug 29, 2019

Today’s edition is titled “Dispatches from the Blue Button Developers Conference.” This annual event brings together some of the nation’s top private-sector developers who are helping CMS to better serve Medicare beneficiaries by leveraging Medicare claims data. This podcast features key remarks from CMS Administrator Seema Verma, the application developers and Medicare beneficiaries, regarding the launch of the pilot project, Data at the Point of Care, and the value of these applications.

Host:Bill Polglase
Guest(s):Administrator Seema Verma, Matt Hittle, Senior Advisor to the Administrator, and Allison Oelschlaeger Chief Data Officer and Director of the Office of Enterprise Data & Analytics (OEDA)
Jul 31, 2019

Today's 5th edition of the Beyond the Policy podcast focuses on the first of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ 5-pronged strategy on strengthening oversight in nursing homes. This podcast features CMS Administrator Seema Verma, Dr. Kate Goodrich, CMS Chief Medical Officer and Director of our Center for Clinical Standards and Quality and Matt Hittle, Senior Advisor to the Administrator discussing agency efforts regarding nursing home oversight.

Host:Bill Polglase
Guest(s):CMS Administrator Seema Verma, Dr. Kate Goodrich, CMS Chief Medical Officer and Director of our Center for Clinical Standards and Quality and Matt Hittle, Senior Advisor to the Administrator
Jun 26, 2019

This edition of the podcast highlights some of the key perspectives from attendees at the 2019 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society, or HIMSS, Annual Conference. At this year’s conference, Administrator Seema Verma gave two keynote presentations on the agency’s vision for the future and its focus on interoperability.

Host:Bill Polglase
Guest(s):Attendees of the 2019 HIMSS Conference