Tag Archives: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

OMB Director Peter Orszag on Fraud-Fighting Initiatives

The Office of Management and Budget last week introduced two initiatives that will help reduce fraud and improper payments made to entities and individuals, cut government waste and create a more transparent government responsive to the American public, according to OMB Director Peter R. Orszag. Last week, President Barack Obama …

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CMS Awards $107M to Help Modernize Health IT Efforts

Two large government contractors recently announced they had been awarded contracts from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to help modernize the agency’s three external websites and speed up the development of  electronic health records. CMS awarded CGI Federal a five-year contract worth $73.2 million as the agency continues …

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Maryland Receives Funds for Health IT Adoption

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday that Maryland’s Medicaid program will receive approximately $1.37 million in federal matching funds for state planning activities necessary to adopt the electronic health record incentive program established by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. According to CMS, EHRs will …

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Julie Boughn

Julie Boughn serves as director and chief information officer at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Before joining CMS, Boughn worked for 15 years as branch chief at the Social Security Administration. Boughn has a master’s degree in information systems from the Johns Hopkins University, a master’s degree in …

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