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Resources by Topic: Medicare

CMS Innovation Center
Supports the development, testing and sharing of innovative healthcare payment and service delivery models. Includes data, reports, webinars and forums for sharing knowledge among healthcare innovators, data researchers and policy analysts.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Medicare Advantage: National and State Enrollment Tables and Maps
A list of tables and maps identifying enrollment in Medicare Advantage and other prepaid plans by state. Tables 3, 4, and 5 show rural by state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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CMS Quality Initiatives - General Information
Lists the various Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) quality initiatives with narration and links.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
Provides access to Medicare claims data, with information regionally and over time related to healthcare quality, spending, and utilization. Includes data by hospital, as well as by state, county, Hospital Referral Region, and Hospital Service Area.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
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Medicare Learning Network: Rural Providers & Suppliers Billing
Provides Medicare billing information by provider type and type of service, including information on where to submit claims. Includes information for Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), Home Health Agencies, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Swing Bed services.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Medicare Learning Network: Rural Health Clinic
Provides an overview of the Rural Health Clinic (RHC) program and services. Includes information regarding Medicare certification.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Medicare Learning Network: Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital
Provides an overview of the Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) adjustment provision and lists requirements that hospitals must meet in order to qualify for it.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Medicare Learning Network: Critical Access Hospital
Booklet providing information about Critical Access Hospital (CAH) designation and payments. Includes a list of CAH resources and helpful websites.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Medicare Learning Network: Federally Qualified Health Center
Provides a general overview of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and includes a list of helpful rural health resources and websites.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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CMS Regional Office Rural Health Coordinators
The list of CMS regional rural health coordinators who provide technical, policy, and operational assistance on rural health issues.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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