Kaiser Health News
After the last of the baby boomers become fully eligible for Medicare, the federal health program can expect significantly higher costs in 2030 both because of the high number of beneficiaries and because many are expected to be significantly less healthy than previous generations.
It is an exciting time for healthcare, says the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Notable transparency developments are underway, wrote Niall Brennan, CMS Chief Data Officer and the Director of the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA), on CMS’s official blog yesterday.
Fierce Health Finance
Americans can expect to live longer, but they will also live with an increase in conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and other ailments that will drive up the cost of their care, according to a study by researchers at the University of Southern California (USC).
Value-based care at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be a driving force behind providers choosing health IT based on its interoperability and ability to support coordinated care.