From the CMS Blog – Primary care in the United States is in urgent need of investment and support following decades of inadequate payments, increasingly complex delivery of care, and growing administrative burden – all of which have been exacerbated by the pandemic.
By Meena Seshamani MD PhD, Douglas Jacobs MD MPH, Jean Moody-Williams RN MPP, Lee Fleisher MD – Approximately 61 million Americans live in rural Tribal, and geographically isolated communities across the United States. These communities often experience significant health inequities.
By Seema Verma – Public service is a privilege. My primary mission as the Administrator of CMS is to deliver on President Trump’s commitment to strengthen and modernize Medicare for the millions of Americans who depend on us every day.
By Patrick Conway MD – In January 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for a model called the Accountable Health Communities (AHC) Model.
By Dr. Cara James – Each April, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, we commemorate past achievements, acknowledge current efforts, and outline our continued journey towards health equity and equality for all. Fifty years ago, our journey included stops in …
By Patrick Conway, Jean Moody-Williams, & Dennis Wagner – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has taken another step toward ensuring that beneficiaries receive better care, better health and greater value by awarding 16, two-year Special Innovation Projects, to 10 regional Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations.