CMS outlined an action plan that demonstrates the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing efforts to provide high-quality, affordable health care for all people, regardless of their background, and to drive health equity across the Department of Health and Human Services.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the 2021-2030 National Health Expenditure report, prepared by the CMS Office of the Actuary, that presents health spending and enrollment projections for the coming decade.
As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing efforts to expand Americans’ access to free testing, people in either Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage will be able to get over-the-counter COVID-19 tests at no cost starting in early spring.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of December that we think deserve sharing again.
As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing efforts to ensure that Americans are vaccinated against COVID-19 and to reduce stress across the nation’s health care system, CMS is encouraging those with Medicare who are fully vaccinated to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Doctors and Clinicians Preview Period is officially open as of November 15, 2021. You can now preview your 2020 QPP performance information before it will appear on clinician and group profile pages on Medicare Care Compare and in the Provider Data Catalog. You can access the secured Preview through the QPP website.
The Administration is requiring COVID-19 vaccination of eligible staff at health care facilities that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The emergency regulation issued by CMS protects those fighting this virus on the front lines while also delivering assurances to individuals and their families that they will be protected when seeking care.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of September that we think deserve sharing again.
CMS is making it easier to check COVID-19 vaccination rates for nursing home staff and residents with a new feature on Medicare.gov. The announcement makes vaccination data available in a user-friendly format to help people make informed decisions when choosing a nursing home for themselves or a loved one.