HSA 3111 Week Three Fall 2010 CMS

HSA 3111 Week Three Fall 2010 CMS - CMS CENTERS FOR...

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Unformatted text preview: CMS CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES (HEALTH CARE FINANCING ADMINISTRATION) RENAMED IN 2004) CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES IS WITHIN THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. OPERATES MEDICARE AND MEDICADE PROGRAMS OPERATES CHILDRENS HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM REGULATES ALL LABORATORY TESTING (EXCEPT RESEARCH) PERFORMED ON HUMANS IN THE UNITED STATES. IN CONJUNCTION WITH DEPARTMENTS OF LABOR AND TREASURY, HELP SMALL COMPANIES GET AND KEEP HEALTH INSURANCE. MAGNITUDE OF THE PROGRAM CMS SPENDS OVER $360 BILLION A YEAR BUYING HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR THE BENFICIARIES OF MEDICARE, MEDICAID AND THE CHILDRENS HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. ASSURES THAT THE MEDICAID, MEDICARE AND CHILDRENS HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMS ARE PROPERLY RUN BY ITS CONTRACTORS AND STATE AGENCIES. ESTABLISHES POLICIES FOR PAYING HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS. CONDUCTS RESEARCH ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF VARIOUS METHODS OF HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT, TREATMENT, AND FINANCING; AND ASSESSES THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES AND SERVICES AND TAKING ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS AS APPROPRIATE. AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST FIGHTING FRAUD AND ABUSE CMS HAS A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM TO COMBAT FRAUD AND ABUSE. TAKES STRONG ENFORCEMENT ACTION AGAINST THOSE WHO COMMIT FRAUD AND ABUSE PROTECTS TAXPAYERS DOLLARS GUARANTEES SECURITY OF MEDICARE, MEDICAID, AND CHILD HEALTH PROGRAMS QUALITY ASSESSMENT AND PERFORMANCE REVIEW DEVELOPING AND ENFORCING STANDARDS THROUGH SURVEILLANCE MEASURING AND IMPROVING OUTCOMES OF CARE EDUCATING HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS ABOUT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES EDUCATING BENEFICIARIES TO MAKE GOOD HEALTH CARE CHOICES MEDICARE AND MEDICAID BASICS WHAT IS MEDICARE? MEDICARE IS A HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR...
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course HSA 3111 taught by Professor Lytle during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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HSA 3111 Week Three Fall 2010 CMS - CMS CENTERS FOR...

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