• Are CMS Payments Associated with Numbers of Medicare Beneficiaries in Each State?

Are CMS Payments Associated with Numbers of Medicare Beneficiaries in Each State?

Medicare and Medicaid Service payments vary greatly across the US, but are not associated with the volume of Medicare beneficiaries or overall per-capita health care costs for each state, researchers report in the March issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. There are large geographic disparities in costs of health care, including costs of

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  • Medicare to Release Physician-Payment Records Each Year

Medicare to Release Physician-Payment Records Each Year

The Federal government will begin releasing Medicare physician payment records annually, allowing public access to information about how billions of dollars are spent each year on payments to providers. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that the government has decided to update the information annually, despite the concerns of groups such as

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