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Tag Archives: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

President-Elect Trump Names Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-GA) as HHS Secretary, Seema Verma, Health Care Consultant, as CMS Administrator

Posted in Affordable Care Act (ACA), American Medical Association, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-CMS, Health and Human Services (HHS), MACRA - Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act

Medicare/Medicaid Reform and ACA Repeal on the Horizon, MACRA Moves Forward for Now The new administration’s agenda for health care may have come into clearer focus with President-Elect Donald Trump’s nomination of House Representative Tom Price, MD, a Republican from Georgia, as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Seema Verma, MPH, as CMS… Continue Reading

Medicare Shared Savings Program Update – Iowa

Posted in Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-CMS, Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE MEDICARE SHARED SAVINGS PROGRAM (MSSP) – COMMENTS DUE BY FEBRUARY 6 – SHARED SAVINGS BY IOWA ACOS On December 1, 2014, CMS released a rule proposing several significant changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) and calling for input on options under consideration to encourage greater participation in two-sided risk sharing… Continue Reading