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CMS Leverages Medicaid Program to Combat the Opioid Crisis

June 12th, 2018|

 
CMS Leverages Medicaid Program to Combat the Opioid Crisis
States provided guidance in designing treatment options for Opioid Epidemic

 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services CMS released guidanceaimed at building on our commitment to partner with states to ensure that they have flexibilities and the tools necessary to combat the opioid crisis.  This new guidance

Quality Payment Program Website Now Offers 2018 MIPS Clinician Eligibility at the Group Level

May 10th, 2018|

Quality Payment Program Website Now Offers 2018 MIPS Clinician Eligibility at the Group Level
You can now log in to the CMS Quality Payment Program website to check your group’s 2018 eligibility for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

After logging into the feature using your EIDM credentials, browse to the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) affiliated

CMS Announces Agency’s First Rural Health Strategy

May 9th, 2018|

CMS Announces Agency’s First Rural Health Strategy
Interagency effort seeks to improve access and quality of care for rural Americans

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the agency’s first Rural Health Strategy intended to provide a proactive approach on healthcare issues to ensure that the nearly one in five individuals who live

CMS Encourages Eligible Suppliers to Participate in Expanded Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model

April 30th, 2018|

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in April expanded the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP), a national performance-based payment model offering a new approach to type 2 diabetes prevention in eligible Medicare beneficiaries with an indication of pre-diabetes. For the first time, both traditional healthcare providers and community-based organizations can enroll as

CMS Administrator Verma Unveils New Strategy to Fuel Data-driven Patient Care, Transparency

April 30th, 2018|

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma announced the agency’s new Data Driven Patient Care Strategy as part of the MyHealthEData initiative at the ninth annual Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C. The strategy positions CMS to further support industry innovation in unleashing the power of data to inform patients’

CMS Extends the MIPS 2017 Data Submission Deadline from March 31 to April 3 at 8 PM EDT

March 29th, 2018|

CMS Extends the MIPS 2017 Data Submission Deadline from March 31 to April 3 at 8 PM EDT

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MyHealthEData Initiative

March 7th, 2018|

 

Trump Administration Announces MyHealthEData Initiative to Put Patients at the Center of the US Healthcare System
CMS launches “Blue Button 2.0” tool, calls on all health insurers to make data available to patients

Today, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma announced a new Trump Administration initiative – MyHealthEData – to empower patients

Measure Development for the Quality Payment Program

March 5th, 2018|

 

Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Funding Opportunity:
Measure Development for the Quality Payment Program

CMS is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for the development, improvement, updating, and expansion of quality measures for use in the Quality Payment Program. CMS will be partnering directly with clinicians, patients, and other stakeholders to

Study on Burdens Associated with Reporting Quality Measures

February 16th, 2018|

Apply to Participate in the 2018 Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Study on Burdens Associated with Reporting Quality Measures to Receive Improvement Activity Credit for 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is conducting the 2018 Burdens Associated with Reporting Quality Measures Study, as outlined in the Quality Payment Program Year 2

Medicare Advantage and Part D Payment and Policy Updates

February 2nd, 2018|

CMS proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates to provide new benefits for enrollees, new protections to combat opioid crisis 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed changes for the Medicare health and drug programs in 2019 that increase flexibility in Medicare Advantage that will allow more options and