Today, CMS approved an 1135 Medicaid waiver request for the state of Washington. The state submitted its request for 1135 waiver authority on March 15, 2020 and in keeping with CMS’s commitment to ensure our state partners have the tools they need to combat COVID-19, the agency acted within days
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Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took additional actions to ensure America’s patients, healthcare facilities and clinical laboratories are prepared to respond to the 2019-Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) announced the launch of a new voluntary bundled payment model called Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced). Under traditional fee-for-service pay
The Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program adjusts what Medicare pays hospitals under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) based on the quality of inpatient care they provide to patients. For fiscal year (FY) 2018, the law requires that the applicable percent reduction, which i
The Federal Health Insurance Exchange Open Enrollment period runs from November 1, 2017, to December 15, 2017, with coverage starting on January 1, 2018.
Today, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing the release of a Pediatric measure set as part of the Core Quality Measures Collaborative (CQMC).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a proposed rule that would update Medicare payment and policies for doctors and other clinicians who treat Medicare patients in calendar year (CY) 2018.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a proposed rule that updates payment rates and policy changes in the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is releasing an updated county-level map of projected issuer participation on the Health Insurance Exchanges in 2018 based on the known issuer public announcements through June 27, 2017.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Office of the Actuary (OACT) released state-level health care spending data for the period 1991-2014.