Category Archives: Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Senators Request a Delay of Hospital Star Ratings from CMS

U.S. senators have recently sent a request to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services asking for a delay in releasing the quarterly Hospital Compare Rankings. Concerns have come up that the methods used to rate hospitals fail to …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: CMS Offers New Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is offering a new accountable care organization model known as Next Gen that will address the shortcomings of the Medicare Shared Shavings Programs. These new models will allow participants to keep …

Settlement To Deliver Victory For Tens Of Thousands Of Older And Disabled Adults Served By Medicare

Burlington, Vt. – The Center for Medicare Advocacy and co-counsel from Vermont Legal Aid today announced that plaintiffs and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius filed a Settlement Agreement in the landmark case of Jimmo v. Sebelius, bringing …