Medicare’s largest alternative payment model produced its highest annual savings to date in 2020, while continuing to provide high-quality care, as shown by performance data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.Read More
Latest announcements made from companies and organizations on hiring and appointments include Availity, Clearwave, Jump Technologies, NXgenPort, Komodo Health, Ada, ZoomCare, Heru, Inc., SOC Telemed, DeliverHealth Solutions, CMS, and Indiana HIE.
NAACOS Statement on CMS’s Proposed 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services took the appropriate step by proposing to roll back changes that the agency finalized last year in how accountable care organizations (ACOs) report and are measured on quality.
Achieving health equity, eliminating disparities, and improving health outcomes for all are long-standing goals of CMS and the National Quality Forum. With funding from CMS, NQF continues its focus on these priorities through new work incorporating health equity into the Measure Applications Partnership.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule that accelerates the shift from paying for home health services based on volume, to a system that incentivizes value and quality.
By Devin Partida – As of May 10, 2020, IT specialists working in health care had to begin investigating how to implement requirements related to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Interoperability and Patient Access final rule. They have until 2022 to get it done, although specific deadlines apply for particular milestones.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has made significant strides in relieving regulatory burdens for providers; supporting the patient-doctor relationship in healthcare; and promoting transparency, flexibility, and innovation in the delivery of care.
CMS finalized changes and requirements for the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program for eligible hospitals, critical access hospitals (CAHs), and dual-eligible hospitals attesting to CMS. Requirements and new resources are available for Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program participants for the 2021 reporting period.
Chiquita Brooks-LaSure was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, May 25th. She is now the Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where she will oversee programs including Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the HealthCare.gov health insurance marketplace.