Oct 4th, 2017
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) authorized waivers under Section 1812(f) of the Social Security Act for the United States Virgin Islands, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and State of Florida, for those people who are evacuated, transferred, or otherwise dislocated as a result of the effect of Hurricane Irma in 2017. Under Section 1135 ...
Jul 13th, 2012
Where are the health care jobs now, and where will they be in the future? Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce just completed a study that indicates the states with the largest number of health care job openings are California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Ohio. Here is some detail: California Number of ...
In CMS
May 28th, 2010
Quality Health Plans (QHP) received notice on May 17 of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) intent to impose intermediate sanctions and a civil monetary penalty (CMP). The  federal agency contends that the Tampa, Fla.-based insurer has failed to comply with a number of administrative and contract management requirements. Medicare Suspends, Fines Insurer QHP was last modified: Ju...
Dec 31st, 2009
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Dec. 15, 2009 expansion of Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations to Brooklyn, Tampa, and Baton Rouge. “Along with teams already operating in Miami, Los Angeles, Houston and Detroit,” said HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, “these Strike Force operations will allow us to concentrate our agents and resources ...