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CMSGov 17h
For more information on contact tracing for tribes, the provides a variety of resources.
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Administrator Seema Verma 23h
“With about 6.5 million American adults living with heart failure, today’s proposal ensures a patient-centered approach to treating end-stage heart disease without delaying care.”
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Administrator Seema Verma 24h
Today, is proposing to provide updated coverage for artificial hearts and ventricular assist devices (VADs) for beneficiaries, and is seeking comments on the proposal over the next 30 days:
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CMSGov 23h
Learn more about CMS’s proposals related to Value Pathways (or ) in the NPRM. For more information, download our 2021 proposed rule fact sheet:
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Administrator Seema Verma Aug 11
The CHART Model addresses the challenges facing rural areas by tying payment to value, increasing choice, lowering costs for patients, & giving providers in rural communities the flexibility needed to develop a system that fits their communities.
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Administrator Seema Verma Aug 11
Our CHART Model aims to harness the drive, creativity, & insight of both national & local, rural community experts to address disparities such as the lack of technical support & administrative infrastructure needed to accelerate value-based payment models.
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Administrator Seema Verma Aug 11
“The CHART Model represents our next opportunity to make investments that will transform the rural health care system, allowing us to use every lever to support all Americans getting access to high-quality care where they live.”
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Administrator Seema Verma Aug 11
Providers interested in the CHART Model may choose to participate through either the Community Transformation Track, or the Accountable Care Organization Transformation Track. Learn more about each, here:
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CMSGov Aug 11
Eligible hospitals and CAHs participating in the Promoting Interoperability Program must report on four self-selected eCQMs for 2020. For more info and to find the list of available eCQMs, visit:
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MedicaidGov Aug 11
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CMS has also worked to provide FAQS, and continues to work with our state partners to ensure they have all of the flexibilities & tools they need to continue respond to the COVID19 pandemic.
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MedicaidGov Aug 11
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On 4/23 released the Medicaid & CHIP Telehealth Toolkit to help states strip away regulatory red tape & unleash new telehealth resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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MedicaidGov Aug 11
Recently, released a report that identifies best practices and potential solutions for reducing barriers to using services delivered via telehealth for children suffering from . Learn more here:
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CDC Aug 10
The latest CDC report shows the percentage of deaths attributed to increased during the first 3 weeks of July but has since been on the decline: .
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CMSGov Aug 7
Reminder: The deadline for eligible hospitals to submit a Promoting Interoperability Program Hardship Exception Application is September 1. For more info:
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CDC Aug 6
This week’s national forecast predicts the number of new deaths per week may decrease over the next month. Between 4.5k & 10.6k new deaths are expected the week ending Aug 29. A total of 175k to 190k COVID-19 deaths are predicted by Aug 29. More: .
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Administrator Seema Verma Aug 6
Thank you to ’s & , ’s Steve Walsh, ' Timothy Ferris & , ’s , ’s Barbara Rabson, Dr. Leonard Finn, & 's for joining me for an insightful conversation!
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Administrator Seema Verma Aug 6
This morning I held a virtual roundtable w/ local leaders from Massachusetts on the impact telehealth & remote patient monitoring have had during the pandemic. During the pandemic, ~50% of Massachusetts FFS beneficiaries have used telemedicine!
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Administrator Seema Verma Aug 6
CMS does not intend for Paycheck Protection Program funds to impact Medicare payments to rural hospitals. More guidance will be out soon that’ll explain how hospitals should report those funds on their Medicare Cost Reports.
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CMSGov Aug 6
To access an educational webinar by , on Subsequent Nursing Facility Evaluation and Management Services, go here:
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CDC Aug 5
Clinicians, prepare your practice for vaccination season by ensuring storage is up to date. View best practices on vaccine storage and handling as well as other helpful resources at: .
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