Medicare

Medicare data project gains momentum as CMS continues its push for interoperability

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

CMS is setting up its "sandbox" for capturing claims data and making it useful to providers. It should be ready by mid-November.

Medicare claims data will be available to clinicians under pilot program

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 months ago

The Data at the Point of Care pilot is part of the MyHealthEData initiative that launched Blue Button 2.0.

CMS’s Medicare Plan Finder website is difficult to use, GAO says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

CMS says a redesign is coming soon.

Report: Benefits agencies, lacking guidance, slow to abandon traditional identity verification

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 months ago

The 2017 Equifax data breach has officials second-guessing the old method, but no federal recommendations exist ensuring alternatives are adopted.

CMS data sharing critical to flood of apps for Medicare beneficiaries

by Dave Nyczepir • 7 months ago

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

New citizen-facing app shows what’s covered by Medicare

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

It's just one part of CMS's larger eMedicare initiative.

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