The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the 2015 performance year results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model that show physicians, hospitals and health...Show More Summary
Theranos is appealing the government sanctions that have barred its CEO Elizabeth Holmes from running a blood-testing lab for two years. The sanctions from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which has oversight over labs like Theranos', came after the company failed its California lab inspection. Show More Summary
Physician-researchers have raised concerns that there are inconsistencies between the five reference guides, or compendia, that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services uses to determine which drugs it will reimburse for off-label uses in cancer care.
Alexandria, VA -AMGA today sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requesting the agency publish its "methodology paper" that will describe how the Comprehensive Primary Care + (CPC+) prepaid and repayment amounts will be calculated under the demonstration.
Unnamed healthcare providers may be steering patients towards Obamacare instead of Medicare and Medicaid, according to a release from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS, the government organization in charge of...Show More Summary
Americans are living longer than ever. With that longer life span comes increasing reliance on long-term healthcare services. And costs associated with in-home care services, nursing homes, and other residential facilities are on the...Show More Summary
Colorectal cancer patient advocacy groups, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and associated medical associations call on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to cover seniors for virtual colonoscopy (known as CT colonography).
In a recent report to Congress, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said the cost of expansion was $6,366 per person for 2015, about 49 percent higher than previously estimated. Continue reading ? The post Unexpected cost increase could complicate future Medicaid expansion appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The Obama administration said it's "exploring options to modify the ACA’s permanent risk adjustment program to better adjust for the highest-cost enrollees and their actuarial risk," the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services disclosed Thursday
Rush University Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital both received four stars in a new quality rating system for hospitals nationwide that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced on Wednesday. CMS, as the centers are known, ranked Rush University Medical Center higher than any other academic medical center in the Chicago area.
Republicans are crowing over Tim Kaine's "flip-flop" on the Hyde Amendment banning the use of Medicaid funds for abortion services. But if you're going to support legal abortion, why draw the line at letting poor women have them?
Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine disagree on one key abortion issue. She opposes the Hyde amendment, which has for decades barred federal funding for abortion services, particularly in Medicaid. He supports it.
The distribution channel for provider-administered oncology drugs is undergoing significant change—notwithstanding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) misguided and controversial Part B Drug Payment Model. As you will...Show More Summary
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.