Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken on a more visible role in health care. Great deals of changes have transpired to improve patient safety along with the implementation of additional quality metrics.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has begun to change the reimbursement fees/structures of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for health care services.
For this assignment, write a 500-word presentation that you will deliver to your organization’s board of trustee members on how the new reimbursement structure will impact the organization’s revenue structure. In your presentation, address the following questions:
- Why did CMS become more involved in the reimbursement component of health care? How does their involvement impact health care organizations?
- What tools can be implemented to ensure an organization is meeting the policies and procedures set forth by CMS?
- Identify 3 tools from the CMS Web site that are helpful to achieving the goals set forth by your organization.