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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Index Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and health insurance portability standards. [1]

88 relations: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, Arthur E. Hess, Atlanta, Boston, California, Chicago, Children's Health Insurance Program, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, Colorado, Connecticut, Dallas, Delaware, Denver, Federal Register, Florida, Georgia (U.S. state), Guam, Hawaii, Health care, Health insurance, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, HealthCare.gov, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kansas City, Missouri, Kentucky, List of positions filled by presidential appointment with Senate confirmation, Long-term care, Louisiana, Lyndon B. Johnson, Maine, Mariana Islands, Maryland, Massachusetts, Medicaid, Medicare (United States), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, ..., Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (state), New York City, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nursing home care, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, San Francisco, Seattle, Seema Verma, Social Security Administration, Social Security Amendments of 1965, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, The Washington Post, United States Department of Health and Human Services, United States Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington (state), Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland, Wyoming, Zone Program Integrity Contractor. Expand index (38 more) »

Alabama

Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Alaska

Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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American Samoa

American Samoa (Amerika Sāmoa,; also Amelika Sāmoa or Sāmoa Amelika) is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Samoa.

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Arizona

Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.

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Arkansas

Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.

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Arthur E. Hess

Arthur E. Hess (June 18, 1916 – November 15, 2005), former acting commissioner of the Social Security Administration, was born in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Children's Health Insurance Program

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) – formerly known as the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) – is a program administered by the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides matching funds to states for health insurance to families with children.

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Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) of 1988 are United States federal regulatory standards that apply to all clinical laboratory testing performed on humans in the United States, except clinical trials and basic research.

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Colorado

Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.

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Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Dallas

Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Delaware

Delaware is one of the 50 states of the United States, in the Mid-Atlantic or Northeastern region.

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Denver

Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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Federal Register

The Federal Register (FR or sometimes Fed. Reg.) is the official journal of the federal government of the United States that contains government agency rules, proposed rules, and public notices.

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Florida

Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.

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Guam

Guam (Chamorro: Guåhån) is an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States in Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Hawaii

Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

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Health care

Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.

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Health insurance

Health insurance is insurance that covers the whole or a part of the risk of a person incurring medical expenses, spreading the risk over a large number of persons.

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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was enacted by the United States Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996.

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HealthCare.gov

HealthCare.gov is a health insurance exchange website operated under the United States federal government under the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, often referred to simply as 'ACA' or 'Obamacare'), which currently serves the residents of the U.S. states which have opted not to create their own state exchanges.

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Hubert H. Humphrey Building

The Hubert H. Humphrey Building is a low-rise Brutalist office building located in Washington, D.C., in the United States.

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Idaho

Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.

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Illinois

Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Indiana

Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.

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Iowa

Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers to the west.

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Kansas

Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Kentucky

Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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List of positions filled by presidential appointment with Senate confirmation

Under the Appointments Clause of the United States Constitution and law of the United States, certain federal positions appointed by the president of the United States require confirmation (advice and consent) of the United States Senate.

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Long-term care

Long-term care (LTC) is a variety of services which help meet both the medical and non-medical needs of people with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves for long periods.

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Louisiana

Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 1963.

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Maine

Maine is a U.S. state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Mariana Islands

The Mariana Islands (also the Marianas) are a crescent-shaped archipelago comprising the summits of fifteen mostly dormant volcanic mountains in the western North Pacific Ocean, between the 12th and 21st parallels north and along the 145th meridian east.

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Maryland

Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Medicaid

Medicaid in the United States is a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with limited income and resources.

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Medicare (United States)

In the United States, Medicare is a national health insurance program, now administered by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services of the U.S. federal government but begun in 1966 under the Social Security Administration.

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Michigan

Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.

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Minnesota

Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.

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Mississippi

Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.

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Missouri

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Montana

Montana is a state in the Northwestern United States.

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Nebraska

Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.

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Nevada

Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.

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New Mexico

New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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North Dakota

North Dakota is a U.S. state in the midwestern and northern regions of the United States.

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Nursing home care

Nursing homes are a type of residential care that provide around-the-clock nursing care for elderly people.

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Ohio

Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma (Uukuhuúwa, Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state in the South Central region of the United States.

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Oregon

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Seattle

Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.

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Seema Verma

Seema Verma is an American health policy consultant and the current Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, serving in the Trump Administration.

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Social Security Administration

The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.

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Social Security Amendments of 1965

The Social Security Amendments of 1965,, was legislation in the United States whose most important provisions resulted in creation of two programs: Medicare and Medicaid.

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South Carolina

South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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South Dakota

South Dakota is a U.S. state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Tennessee

Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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United States Department of Health and Human Services

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.

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United States Virgin Islands

The United States Virgin Islands (USVI; also called the American Virgin Islands), officially the Virgin Islands of the United States, is a group of islands in the Caribbean that is an insular area of the United States located east of Puerto Rico.

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Utah

Utah is a state in the western United States.

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Vermont

Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Virginia

Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.

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Washington (state)

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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West Virginia

West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

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Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland

Woodlawn is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.

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Wyoming

Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.

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Zone Program Integrity Contractor

The Zone Program Integrity Contractor (ZPIC) is an entity established in the United States by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to combat fraud, waste and abuse in the Medicare program.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centers_for_Medicare_and_Medicaid_Services

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