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GAO calls on CMS to continue prior authorization experiments

GAO calls on CMS to continue prior authorization experiments

The Government Accountability Office urged the CMS to continue several experiments that require providers and medical equipment suppliers to prove they are meeting certain standards before being paid, as that could save the agency billions.

CMS renews Maryland's all-payer system

CMS renews Maryland's all-payer system

The CMS will allow Maryland to continue its unique all-payer model. The state also received approval to expand the initiative beyond hospitals to include doctors' offices and nursing homes.

CMS to simplify Medicare plan selection

CMS to simplify Medicare plan selection

At the urging of patient advocates, the CMS will tweak its Medicare plan finder tool to make it easier for consumers to find the best coverage options. The announcement follows a report slamming parts of the navigation process.

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