Data.Medicare.Gov: Get Started!

Summary: This CMS training Section will:

• Provide an introduction to Data.Medicare.Gov,

• Demonstrate options for accessing the data, and

• Describe how to make use of the site's tools for exploring and interacting with the data.

The training session is appropriate for both technical and non-technical users of Compare website data, for example, researchers, health care administrators, and quality improvement professionals.

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Medicare Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment Meeting

This meeting was held on August 20, 2018 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It is a 3.5 hour session explaining how CMS payments are made for hospital outpatient procedures.

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ICD-10 Coding and Diabetes

Health care providers will start using ICD-10 instead of ICD-9 medical codes on October 1, 2015. This animated video from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) uses diabetes to show how ICD-10 codes improve on ICD-9.

The expanded structure of ICD-10 codes captures more detail about a patient’s condition. For example, unlike ICD-9, ICD-10 codes distinguish between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. ICD-10 diabetes codes describe underlying conditions or causes as well as...

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Learn how to obtain a Health Plan Identifier for a Subhealth plan!

In this video presentation, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) walks through each step of the application process to obtain a health plan identifier (HPID) for a subhealth plan (SHP).

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Health Plan and Other Entity Enumeration System (HPOES)

Learn more about the Health Plan and Other Entity Identifiers and the Health Plan and Other Entity Enumeration System (HPOES)!

In this video presentation, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) provides an overview of the health plan identifier (HPID) and the other entity identifier (OEID) policy and the Health Plan and Other Entity Enumeration System (HPOES).

Viewers will learn more about the requirements in the HHS final rule published on September 5, 2012, that adopted a...

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CMS Quality Conference 2015: Industry Leaders Discuss IMPACT Act 2/26/16

This MLN Connects® video features segments from the December 2015 CMS Quality Conference in Baltimore. Industry leaders share their thoughts on the relevance and importance of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act in today’s health care delivery system for Post-Acute Care (PAC), including:

-Keynote presentation by Kate Goodrich, MD, Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ)

-Achieving Data Standardization across PAC Settings by Tara...

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Agents & Brokers Learning On Demand: New Enrollment and Client Management Portals

Agents and brokers have several ways to assist consumers when it comes to eligibility determinations, enrollments, and account management when selecting Individual Marketplace qualified health plans (QHPs). In this video, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) describes the two pathways that allow agents and brokers to assist consumers based on their individual circumstances. The video includes information on the Direct Enrollment (DE) Pathway, enrollment and client management...

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Learn how a Controlling Health Plan can obtain a Health Plan Identifier!

In this video presentation, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) walks through each step of the application process to obtain a health plan identifier (HPID) for a controlling health plan (CHP).

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ICD-10 and Clinical Documentation

In this Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) video, Joseph Nichols, MD, provides documentation tips for small practices preparing for ICD-10. Dr. Nichols is a physician who works with CMS on the ICD-10 transition. For more information about ICD-10, visit the CMS website at http://www.cms.gov/ICD10.

Health care professionals can earn continuing medical education (CME) credits or nursing continuing education (CE) credits for viewing the video and completing a post-test. To receive...

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Agents & Brokers Learning On Demand: Guide to Compensation

Agents and brokers assisting consumers in the Marketplace receive compensation based on the agreements established by their affiliated qualified health plan (QHP) issuer, along with any state requirements. In this video, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) explains the requirements for receiving compensation and provides agents and brokers with additional support resources.

Use the accompanying Companion Guide to follow along with the video series:...

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