CMS data sharing critical to flood of apps for Medicare beneficiaries

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

The agency also curbed “shadow IT” to promote more robust apps, said CIO Rajiv Uppal.

CTO Bobby Saxon says cloud helps with open enrollment challenges

by FedScoop Staff • 5 months ago

CMS division technology chief says cloud gives more processor, storage, memory and autoscaling capabilities, making it the “better model for us”.

Can collaboration tools like Slack, HipChat and G Suite help fix government? USDS is betting on it

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

FedScoop sat down at the USDS headquarters with a group of members embedded at various agencies who described how they use collaborative tools and why they believe they're so important in modernizing government operations.

White House hosts developers conference on Blue Button 2.0

by Billy Mitchell • 8 months ago

Since the launch of Blue Button 2.0, Seema Verma explained, CMS has seen more than 600 developers “that are starting to look at our data” to build on top of the platform.

CMS must ensure that third parties use Medicare data more securely, GAO report cautions

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

The report advises CMS to set up more processes and procedures for security.

CMS may have wrongly paid $729M in EHR incentives to health care providers

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 years ago

The HHS Office of the Inspector General found that the providers that received the funds did not meet federal requirements for the incentive.

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