The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently revised its guidance to states on standards for citing “immediate jeopardy” during surveys
CMS has announced a new initiative allowing states to propose demonstrations to "improve Medicaid enrollee health and well-being through
In her first act as CMS Administrator, Seema Verma joined HHS Secretary Tom Price in writing to the nation’s Governors to urge collaboration on
CMS has announced Medicare Part A and B beneficiary cost sharing amounts for 2017. With regard to Part A, the 2017 deductible for hospital inpatient
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) has issued its 2012 “Report to the Congress on Medicaid and CHIP,” which provides Congress with data and recommendations regarding quality of care, costs, and quality in the Medicaid and CHIP program.
CMS has published notices announcing the 2012 Medicare inpatient hospital deductible and hospital and extended care services coinsurance amounts; Medicare Part A premiums for the uninsured aged and disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlement; and Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles.
HHS is seeking comments on proposed data collection standards for race, ethnicity, sex, primary language, and disability status in population health surveys, as required by Section 4302 of the ACA.
The Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and the HHS OCR have issued technical assistance guidance for medical providers on requirements for providing accessible medical services to people with mobility disabilities.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has issued a letter to governors and independent insurance commissioners to gauge interest in the temporary high-risk pool program established by the PPACA to provide coverage to people who are uninsured because of pre-existing conditions.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Effective Health Care Program is soliciting applications for a total of $100 million in Recovery Act funding for AHRQ Clinical and Health Outcomes Initiative in Comparative Effectiveness Grants.