In CMS
Mar 13th, 2019
With an aging population and increased reliance on nursing homes, it’s common to have concerns on whether the needs of our elderly loved ones will be met under the care of others. That’s where the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nursing Home Compare website can help; it provides an easy way to search ...
In CMS
Jun 26th, 2013
Physicians’ claims payments by Medicare may become public record thanks to a Florida Federal District Judge’s vacating a 34-year-old injunction against releasing the information. The injunction prevented information regarding how much Medicare money physicians received from being released after the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) predecessor, Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) r...
In CMS
Dec 15th, 2011
A new health care law that went on display in the Dec. 7 Federal Register gives qualified organizations access to provider and supplier claims data for the purpose of evaluating their performance and generating public reports. Congress required in this final rule that qualified entities combine data from sources other than Medicare when evaluating the ...
In CMS
May 31st, 2011
The Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office and the Center for Medicaid, CHIP and Survey & Certification (MMCO-CMCS) sent an informational bulletin to Medicaid state agencies, May 11, informing them of their newly-expanded rights to request certain Medicare Parts A, B, and D data. These privileges are free of charge to states and are intended to improve care ...