This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health released its first ever report comparing the health of LGB and heterosexual older adults. The report used data from the 2013-2014 National Health Interview...Show More Summary
Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its latest forecasts for national health expenditures. See the Health Affairs article: National Health Expenditure Projections, 2015–25: Economy, Prices, And Aging Expected To Shape Spending And Enrollment. Show More Summary
The Washington Post reported on new projections on national health care spending by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The projections are that health care costs will outpace the growth of the economy, rising from the current 17 percent to 20 percent by 2025. Show More Summary
AMGA today released the following statement in response to the testimony of Andy Slavitt, acting director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), before the Senate Finance Committee on the implementation of Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).
The 5.8% growth in health spending “is expected to be influenced by changes in economic growth, faster growth in medical prices, and population aging,” from 2015 to 2015, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
AMGA today released a statement on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed CY 2017 Physician Fee Schedule.
Sanctions handed down by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Theranos says the federal government has banned founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes from owning or running a medical laboratory for two years. The company announced the decision by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Thursday. The ban stems from a review of the company's Newark, Calif.,...
Theranos announced July 7 that theU.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) had decided (among other sanctions) to ban Elizabeth Holmes -- the founder and CEO of 13-year-old Palo Alto-based blood testing startup Theranos -- from owning or operating a medical lab for two years. Before this announcement,FORBES had estimated [...]
The US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has also revoked the license for Theranos' lab in California.
Today, AMGA voiced support for revisions in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS') CY 2017 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment proposed rule, released yesterday. AMGA specifically supported a change included in the...Show More Summary
Services for medicaid patients at Planned Parenthood would have been cut
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that it has selected NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine to participate in a care delivery model that supports and encourages higher quality, more coordinated cancer care.
AMGA today recommended that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) increase possible pathways to participate in Medicare as an advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) in written comments on the proposed rule implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Show More Summary
On June 17, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule implementing the clinical laboratory provisions of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) of 2014, which will make the most significant changes to medical test reimbursement that clinical laboratories have seen in three decades. Show More Summary
Right now, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has a comment period that extends through 27 Jun 2016 regarding MACRA, the new payment scheme created by the health care industry, to pay physicians on the front line of health care. Show More Summary
The Department of Pathology has been accredited by The College of American Pathologists (CAP), a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)-approved accreditation authority.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced the availability of $22 million in funding to state insurance regulators to use for issuer compliance with Affordable Care Act key consumer protections. This award opportunity...Show More Summary
by Angela Guess Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, Raymond Wedgeworth, and Kelly D. Bowman recently wrote in Modern Healthcare, “Over the past five years, the CMS [Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services] has successfully implemented a Fraud Prevention...Show More Summary
With all the changes happening in health care and the increasing weight of federal mandates and requirements, it’s easy to view the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as the big, bad enemy. After all, if they just left all physicians and health care institutions on their own, everything would be OK, wouldn’t it? It’s an […]