News

For the latest news from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as well as press releases and other documents containing important CMS information, check this section regularly.

 
 Date PostedPublication
11/20/2018 CMS Launches Efforts to Improve Patient Safety, Quality of Care in Nursing Homes 
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11/14/2018 CMS Strengthens Federal Support to California Residents Affected by Wildfires 
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10/24/2018 SNF QRP Data on Nursing Home Compare 
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10/24/2018 SNF QRP Data Submission Deadline Approaching for Q2 of CY 2018. 
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10/12/2018 Post-Acute Care QRP - Extraordinary Circumstance Extension due to Hurricane Florence 
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10/11/2018 CMS Acts to Help with Hurricane Michael Emergency Response - Waivers to Take Effect in Georgia 
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10/10/2018 CMS Takes Steps to Help with Hurricane Michael Emergency Response - Waivers to Take Effect in Florida 
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10/9/2018 Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum 
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10/9/2018 CMS Announces Participants in New Value-Based Bundled Payment Model 
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10/5/2018 Patients over Paperwork - Highlighting Progress on Burden Reduction Efforts 
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9/14/2018 CMS Continues Efforts to help with Hurricane Florence Emergency Response; Agency waivers take effect in Virginia 
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9/13/2018 CMS Offers Broad Support for North Carolina and South Carolina with Hurricane Florence Preparation 
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8/1/2018 Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum 
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7/26/2018 Patients over Paperwork - Reducing Burden for Skilled Nursing Facilities/Nursing Homes 
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7/12/2018 United States District Court Rule Puts Risk Adjustment on Hold 
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6/22/2018 CMS Launches Data Element Library Supporting Interoperability 
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6/13/2018 CMS Opioids Roadmap 
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6/5/2018 A New Era of Accountability and Transparency in Medicaid 
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5/17/2018 CMS Unveils Enhanced "Drug Dashboards" to Increase Transparency on Drug Prices 
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5/9/2018 CMS Rural Health Strategy 
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4/2/2018 CMS Lowers the Cost of Prescription Drugs for Medicare Beneficiaries 
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3/30/2018 Patients over Paperwork - Helping Patients Get & Share Their Electronic Medical Records 
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3/7/2018 MyHealthEData Initiative Announced 
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3/1/2018 Patients over Paperwork - Meaningful Measures and Documentation Review Improvement 
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2/18/2018 New Option for Submission of Medicare Cost Reports 
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2/16/2018 CMS Office of the Actuary Releases 2017-2026 Projections of National Health Expenditures 
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2/8/2018 Patients over Paperwork - Quality and Safety Oversight Burden Reduction 
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2/4/2018 Newly Revised Skilled Nursing Facility Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (SNFABN) 
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1/23/2018 New Due Dates for Furnishing to Individuals the 2017Forms 1095-B and 1095-C 
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1/18/2018 CMS Holding Claims Affected by Therapy Caps Exceptions Process Expiration 
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1/5/2018 Patients over Paperwork - Newsletter Launch 
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12/15/2017 CMS Strengthens Federal Support to California Residents Affected by Wildfires 
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12/7/2017 List of Measures Under Consideration for December 1, 2017 
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12/7/2017 CMS Launches the Civil Money Penalty Reinvestment Program 
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11/21/2017 CMS Announces the CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT) 
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9/14/2017 New Medicare Cards are Coming Soon 
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9/8/2017 CMS Helps Impacted Beneficiaries with Replacement of Medical Equipment and Supplies 
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9/8/2017 HHS Secretary Price Declares Public Health Emergency in Florida due to Hurricane Irma 
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9/6/2017 CMS Helping Texas and Louisiana with Hurricane Harvey Recovery  
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9/1/2017 Applicability of QRP and VBP Reporting Requirements for Facilities Affected by Hurricane Harvey 
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8/9/2017 FY 2018 Medicare Hospital IPPS and LTCH PPS Final Rule 
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8/4/2017 Five Ways for Healthcare Providers to Get Ready for New Medicare Cards 
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8/3/2017 Medicare Issues Projected Drug Premiums for 2018 
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7/14/2017 CMS Proposes 2018 Payment and Policy Updates for the Physician Fee Schedule 
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5/12/2017 SNF QRP: Submission Deadline Extension 
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3/21/2017 SNF Open Door Forum - March 23rd 
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2/16/2017 2016-2025 Projections of National Health Expenditures Data Released 
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2/15/2017 CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients' Health Insurance Choices for 2018 
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12/15/2016 New Compare Websites for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities and Long-Term Care Hospitals 
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12/2/2016 CMS Releases 2015 National Health Expenditures 
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11/18/2016 SNF QRP - Extraordinary Circumstances Extension/Exception due to Hurricane Matthew 
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11/10/2016 2017 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced 
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11/8/2016 Final Rule to Reform the Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities 
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11/7/2016 Motion Seeking Preliminary Injunction Regarding Arbitration Agreements 
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10/18/2016 Call for Public Comment Regarding Short Stay Pressure Ulcer Measure 
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9/30/2016 CMS Finalizes Improvements in Care, Safety, and Consumer Protections for Long-Term Care Residents 
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