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  • CMS Encourages Eligible Suppliers to Participate in Expanded Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model April 30, 2018
    By CMS Administrator Seema Verma Nationally expanded performance-based payment model now enrolling service suppliers The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in April expanded the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP), a national performance-based payment model offering a new approach to type 2 diabetes prevention in eligible Medicare beneficiaries with an indication of pre-diabetes. For […]
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  • Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Funding Opportunity: Measure Development for the Quality Payment Program March 2, 2018
    CMS Blog https://blog.cms.gov/2018/03/02/medicare-access-and-chip-reauthorization-act-of-2015-macra-funding-opportunity March 2, 2018 By Kate Goodrich, MD Director, CMS Center for Clinical Standards and Quality & CMS Chief Medical Officer   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, […]
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  • CMS releases its Measures Under Consideration List for 2018 pre-rulemaking November 30, 2017
    By: Kate Goodrich, M.D., M.H.S., Director, Center for Clinical Standards & Quality, CMS Chief Medical Officer Medicare and other payers are rapidly moving toward a healthcare system that rewards high quality care while spending more wisely. Foundational to the success of these efforts is having quality measures that are meaningful to patients, consumers, and providers […]
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  • CMS announces a new user-centered resource to help improve alignment: the CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT) November 20, 2017
    By Kate Goodrich, MD Director, CMS Center for Clinical Standards and Quality & CMS Chief Medical Officer CMS is actively working to move the needle on improving quality in healthcare without additional burden to those providers on the frontlines. CMS recently launched a new initiative, ‘Meaningful Measures,’ which will streamline current measure sets – so […]
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  • Administrator’s Blog: National Rural Health Day (November 16, 2017) November 16, 2017
    November 16, 2017 By: Seema Verma, CMS Administrator @SeemaCMS  Today, CMS is celebrating National Rural Health Day by commemorating our partners who provide quality care to the nearly one in five Americans who reside in rural communities. CMS recognizes the unique challenges facing rural America, and we are taking action to improve access and quality […]
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