The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. The official HHS motto is "Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America."
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On February 16, 2006, the Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS) published a final rule which details the bases and procedures for imposing civil money penalties on covered entities that violate any of the Health Insurance Portability and Ac
According to findings reported in The Impact of Hospital-Acquired Conditions on Medicare Program Payments, published in Volume 4, Issue 4 of the Medicare and Medicaid Research Review, certain conditions or infections acquired by Medicare patients
The CMS Center for Strategic Planning produces an annual CMS Statistics reference booklet that provides a quick reference for summary information about health expenditures and the Medicare and Medicaid health insurance programs.
These files are available by type of claim. Subject to privacy release approval, you may order 5 percent sample files for each claim type.
The physician referral data was initially provided as a response to a Freedom of Information (FOIA) request. These files represent data from 2009 through June 2013 showing the number of referrals from one physician to another.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) conducts and sponsors a number of innovative demonstration projects to test and measure the effect of potential program changes.