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CMS Announces Funding Opportunity for Round Two of the Health Care Innovation Awards

Posted on 5/15/2013 by NTOCC ®

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released a Funding Opportunity Announcement for round two of the Health Care Innovation Awards. Under this announcement, up to $1 billion dollars will be awarded to applicants from across the country who propose new payment and service delivery models that will deliver better care and lower costs for Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees. Funded by the Affordable Care Act and administered by the CMS Innovation Center, the second round of the Health Care Innovation Awards will support public and private organizations in four defined areas that have a high likelihood of driving health care system transformation and delivering better outcomes for Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP beneficiaries.

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Tavenner Nomination to Head CMS Clears Senate

Posted on 5/15/2013 by NTOCC ®

Today, the Senate confirmed President Obama’s nominee, Marilyn Tavenner, to oversee the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) by a vote of 91 to 7.

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