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  • New Part D Policies Address Opioid Epidemic
    New Part D Policies Address Opioid Epidemic Early last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a roadmap outlining our efforts to address the national opioid epidemic.  The roadmap details our three-pronged approach, including prevention of new cases of opioid use disorder (OUD), expanding access to treatment for patients who have already […]
  • Continuing Progress in the Fight against the Opioid Crisis
    The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a devastating toll on Americans across the country, whether in lives lost or economic impacts, and it has particularly affected our fellow citizens who have the most vulnerabilities, including the elderly and communities of color.  We’ve been forced to adjust and adapt our daily lives in innumerable ways, while significant […]
  • Blog Archive
    All CMS.gov blog entries have been archived. You can view previous blog entries by visiting the CMS.gov Blog Archive.
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  • HIMSSCast: Biden's executive order on AI is just the beginning May 17, 2024
    President Biden's Executive Order on AI released last fall is one of the broadest steps ever taken on AI safety and security, said Jennifer Walsh, director of Public Affairs at Foley & Lardner. It has national security implications as well as patient and data security implications. Some have complained that the EO lacks teeth.
  • Children's Health and UT Southwestern receive $100 million for pediatric campus May 17, 2024
    Children's Health and UT Southwestern Medical Center have announced a gift of $100 million from the Jean and Mack Pogue family in support of the new $5 billion Dallas pediatric campus that was unveiled earlier this year. The gift from the Pogue Foundation is one of only four $100 million philanthropic gifts ever publicly announced […]
  • Ascension faces class action lawsuits for Black Basta ransomware attack May 17, 2024
    Ascension is facing two class action lawsuits for the May 8 ransomware attack that reportedly continues to disrupt operations due to disconnection from the Epic EHR and cause long ER wait times for some of the health system's 140 hospitals.

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