- Setting the record straight on Maryland's reimbursement agreement with the CMS. Coyle, Carmela // Modern Healthcare;2/3/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p25
A letter to the editor in response to the article "A bold experiment in per capita spending limits" in the January 18, 2013 issue is presented.
- Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Implications for pharmacy. GREEN BOESEN, KELLY A.; LEAL, SANDRA; SHEEHAN, VALERIE C.; SOBOLIK, ROBERT // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;2/1/2015, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p237
The author discusses the effect of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program on hospital and strategies used by pharmacy departments to reduce hospital readmission rates. Topics discussed include how the hospital's readmission rate is determined through a discharge data from a minimum of 25...
- Study on ACO costs. // AHA News;5/16/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p1
The article cites a study which showed that the estimated start-up and first-year costs to manage the care of a defined population through an accountable care organization (ACO) are higher than the 1.8 million U.S. dollars estimated by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
- ARIZONA MEDICAID RECIPIENTS TO FACE NEW FEES. // Medical Economics;12/10/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 23, p16
The article reports on a ruling from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services which will make thousands of low-income residents of Arizona keep their government-funded medical coverage.
- HEALTHCARE SPENDING GROWTH REMAINS SLOW. // Medical Economics;2/25/2012, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p23
The article reports that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has found that spending on healthcare grew by 3.9% in 2010, which is only 0.1% faster than in 2009.
- CMS Plans Monthly Drug Pricing Survey. // BioWorld Today;3/5/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p5
The article reports on the move of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop a National Average Drug Acquisition Cost (NADAC).
- CMS; health inflation steady at 3.9%, GDP up only 1.7%. McCARTY, MARK // Medical Device Daily;1/ 8/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p1
The article offers news brief related to medical devices as of January 2013. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released its annual report on national health expenditures (NHEs) which shows that health inflation is steady at 3.9%and gross domestic product (GDP) grows at 1.7%. The U.S....
- CMS: Slight acceleration of health spending growth. // Hospital Home Health;Feb2008, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p22
The article reports on the increase in health care spending growth in the U.S. in 2006, according to data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
- Health care spending tops $10,000 per person. // Chain Drug Review;7/25/2016, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p1
The article discusses the study conducted by the personnel of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has revealed that health care spending in the U.S. will surpass $10,000 per person in 2016.
- How a State Society Can Make a Difference: A Tale of Inhaled Medication Administration Delivery Times. Smith, Terrence // AARC Times;Apr2011, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p10
The article offers the author's insights on how North Carolina Society for Respiratory Care (NCRSC) addresses a problem affecting respiratory therapists (RTs). The author relates on the 30-minute rule issue in inhaled medication delivery by state surveyors. The author cites that the efforts by...