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Diabetic Self-Management Training Accreditation Program

February 20th, 2018|

Diabetic Self-Management Training Accreditation Program: New Webpage and Helpdesk

Medicare covers Diabetic Self-Management Training (DSMT) services furnished to beneficiaries with diabetes by certified providers. Visit the new DSMT Accreditation Program webpage for information on the certification process and accrediting organizations. Providers, patients, accrediting organizations, and stakeholders: Contact the new helpdesk at DSMTAccreditations@cms.hhs.gov to submit questions

atom Alliance Hosts Dennis Wagner- Director, Quality Improvement & Innovation Group (QIIG) at CMS

November 30th, 2016|

atom Alliance and Qsource visited by CMS’s Dennis Wagner- Director, Quality Improvement & Innovation Group (QIIG)
 

We welcomed Dennis Wagner from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to our headquarters in Memphis, Tenn. recently. While in Memphis, Wagner met with patients who are taking an active role in controlling diabetes by participating in atom Alliance’s

Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Webinar

July 28th, 2016|

Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Webinar

On July 7th, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposal to expand the Diabetes Prevention Program to Medicare beneficiaries beginning on January 1, 2018. The Diabetes Prevention Program is a structured lifestyle intervention that includes dietary coaching, lifestyle intervention, and moderate physical activity, all with

Are We Ready to Meet Today’s Challenges with Diabetes Education: Plight or Promise?

May 18th, 2016|

Are We Ready to Meet Today’s Challenges with Diabetes Education: Plight or Promise?

On May 25, 2016, from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET) there is a National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) webinar: Are We Ready to Meet Today’s Challenges with Diabetes Education: Plight or Promise?

Learn how to use and support the Joint Position Statement

CMS Proposes to Test New Medicare Part B Prescription Drug Models

March 9th, 2016|

CMS proposes to test new Medicare Part B prescription drug models to improve quality of care and deliver better value for Medicare beneficiaries

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to test new models to improve how Medicare Part B pays for prescription drugs and supports physicians and other clinicians in delivering higher quality care.

Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model Second Application Cycle Announcement

March 7th, 2016|

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Innovation Center (CMS Innovation Center) is announcing the second and final round of applications for the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model.

Bridging the Healthcare Digital Divide: Improving Connectivity Among Medicaid Providers

March 4th, 2016|

The great promise of technology is to bring information to our fingertips, connect us to one another, improve our productivity, and create a platform for the next generation of innovations.

HHS Reaches Goal of Tying 30 Percent of Medicare Payments to Quality

March 4th, 2016|

A major milestone in the effort to improve quality and pay providers for what works

20 Million People Have Gained Health Insurance Coverage because of the Affordable Care Act

March 4th, 2016|

More than 6 million uninsured young adults have gained health insurance coverage since 2010

More Than 10 Million People with Medicare Have Saved over $20 Billion on Prescription Drugs Since 2010

February 9th, 2016|

The Department of Health and Human Services released today new information that shows that millions of seniors and people with disabilities with Medicare continue to save on prescription drugs and see improved benefits in 2015 as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

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