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CMS unveils chronic conditions dashboard
Modern Healthcare

The CMS has created a website to make it easier for researchers to access federal data on Medicare patients, targeting those with multiple chronic conditions. According to acting CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner, the new Medicare Chronic Conditions Dashboard focuses on the “more than two thirds of Medicare patients (who) “have multiple chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes” a percentage that Tavenner, in a news release, said is expected to rise.