Tag Archives: CMS

Research Report News Podcast: CMS Launches Interactive Mapping Tool

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released an interactive mapping tool that can identify the disparities in chronic diseases among Medicare beneficiaries. This tool is available online and can be used to pinpoint… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: CMS Proposes Changes in Medicare Part B Payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently announced that they would be experimenting with how it pays for drugs covered by Medicare Part B. Part B pays for medications that are administered in a doctor’s office or at the outpatient… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: CMS Releases List of Community Providers

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CMS has recently published a final list that contains more than 19,000 essential community providers (ECPs). These providers care for predominately low-income and underserved populations. CMS also… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: New Guidelines To Rate Physician Quality

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Recently, CMS and the health insurance industry collaborated on a set of ratings that determine how well physicians do their jobs. This consensus on how to measure doctor quality focuses on seven medical… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: EHR Focus Moves from Use to Outcomes

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On January 11, 2016, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (or CMS) announced that its health information technology mandate will move in a different direction. In recent years, the federal… Read More