CMS Encourages Eligible Suppliers to Participate in Expanded Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model

CMS Encourages Eligible Suppliers to Participate in Expanded Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model By CMS Administrator Seema Verma Nationally expanded performance-based payment model now enrolling service suppliers The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in April expanded the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP), a national performance-based payment model offering a new approach to type […]

Accountable Care Organizations and the Impact on Care Management

Accountable Care Organizations and the Impact on Care Management BY CONNIE PHILLIPS-JONES. RN, MSN, CCM, CPHQ In 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released new rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), aimed at helping doctors, hospitals and other providers better coordinate care by way of accountable care organizations, or ACOs. […]