New Medicare Cards from CMS

Medicare is taking steps to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. Through this initiative the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is trying to prevent fraud, fight identity theft and protect essential program funding and the private healthcare and financial information of Medicare beneficiaries. CMS will issue new Medicare cards with a new […]

HHS Announces New Medicare Alternative Payment Models to Reward Better Care at Lower Cost

Today, the Department of Health & Human Services finalized new Medicare alternative payment models that continue the Administration’s progress in reforming how the health care system pays for care. These new approaches will shift Medicare payments from rewarding quantity to rewarding quality by creating incentives for hospitals and clinicians to work together to avoid complications, avoid preventable […]