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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

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

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

Improving Quality Measures in Qsource Nursing Homes

January 25th, 2018|

When it comes to Composite Scores, the lower the better. Scores are comprised of 13 long-stay quality measures. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has set a national goal for nursing homes to achieve a 6.00 or less.

Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Compare Website – New Measures Added

December 13th, 2017|

Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Compare Website – New Measures Added
This fact sheet contains information about the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Compare website that was refreshed with new quality measures added on December 12, 2017.

Why is this information being released?

Section 3004(a) of the Affordable Care Act established the LTCH Quality Reporting Program (QRP) and

CMS Finalizes Quality Payment Program Rule for Year 2 to Increase Flexibility and Reduce Burdens

November 6th, 2017|

CMS Finalizes Quality Payment Program Rule for Year 2 to Increase Flexibility and Reduce Burdens
Quality Payment Program Year 2 Policies are Gradually Preparing Clinicians for Full Implementation

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final rule with comment for the second year of the Quality Payment Program (calendar year 2018), as

CMS Finalizes Policies that Reduce Provider Burden, Lower Drug Prices

November 3rd, 2017|

CMS Finalizes Policies that Reduce Provider Burden, Lower Drug Prices
2018 Quality Payment Program and Physician Fee Schedule finalized

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule for the 2018 Physician Fee Schedule and final rule with comment period for the Quality Payment Program (QPP). While part of CMS’s broader

Partners Commit to Helping Kentucky Clinicians Successfully Participate in the Quality Payment Program

October 31st, 2017|

Partners Commit to Helping Kentucky Clinicians Successfully Participate in the Quality Payment Program

The Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE), Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services (DMS), Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH), Kentucky Rural Healthcare Information Organization (KRHIO), Qsource — a member of Qsource, the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) — and the University of