Center For Medicare And Medicaid Innovation
A new federal program aimed at the reduction of hospitalization among nursing home residents, especially dual eligibles, announced seven health system participants Thursday.
States eager to test payment reform models for federal health programs can apply for awards totaling $275 million, courtesy of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
If the Supreme Court deems the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, the jobs of hundreds of federal workers hired to implement policies that affect nursing homes will be at stake, new reports suggest.
You may not like — nay, hate — the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Supreme Court may agree with you. That doesn't mean the justices will strike it down.
A new initiative under the Affordable Care Act will provide bundled payments to healthcare providers — including post-acute facilities — to improve the coordination of care of Medicare beneficiaries when they are discharged from the hospital.
Let the brewing begin! That's how I interpreted this week's launch of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
The planned Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMI) has the potential to be the "jewel in the crown" of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Donald M. Berwick, administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), said this week.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services disclosed this week that Richard Gilfillan, a former healthcare executive, has been tapped to be acting director of the new Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMI).
Provisions in the healthcare reform law will help save Medicare nearly $8 billion by the end of 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Monday in a report.
Pilot programs designed to test new healthcare payment and reimbursement models under the new reform law need to be conducted much quicker, and more transparently, than previous demonstration projects, the Commonwealth Fund declared in a report released Tuesday.