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CMS Releases Final Rules for FY 2015 Medicare Physician Payments
California Healthline

On Friday, CMS released close to 3,000 pages of regulations that finalized payment rules for different Medicare providers and services for 2015, The Hill reports.

Among other rules, CMS created new payments for chronic care management programs, launched efforts to streamline payments for individuals’ hospital care and expanded the agency’s Physician Compare website. CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner said the “rules are a part of a broader strategy driving greater value in health care.”