Keyword: Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Social determinants of health such as housing instability make it difficult for states to treat high-cost Medicaid beneficiaries, a watchdog found.
CMS has new powers to go after fraudsters in Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP before they get paid.
A new GAO report found that PBMs kept only a small amount of rebate dollars in 2016, passing on the majority to Part D plans.
CMS is planning to launch updates to its Medicare Plan Finder this month after a report from GAO flagged usability concerns with the tool.
The VA says it will cost close to $5 billion to maintain its legacy EHR system, but the department lacks accurate cost data, a GAO report says.
CMS' new templates and resources are part of a larger effort to entice states to apply for the waivers to ignore parts of Obamacare.
An executive at Cerner told federal lawmakers the VA's $16 million EHR project is "on the right track," but federal lawmakers are increasingly concerned.
House appropriators Thursday approved a spending bill that provides $1.6 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs' EHR implementation.
Two senators introduced legislation to establish a third-party oversight committee to help monitor the implementation of the new EHR system.
CMS is reviewing its regulations and processes when it comes to ensuring safety and quality in nursing homes, CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced Monday.