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HHS IG Audits CMS Security Controls for Insurance Data Analytics Platform; Andy Slavitt Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general has found the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services failed to carry out automated vulnerability assessments on databases related to CMS’ Multidimensional Insurance Data Analytics System. HHS’ IG said in a September report that it audited CMS’ data security controls between August 2014 and December 2014 to …

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Acting CMS Head Andy Slavitt Nominated for Full-Time Post

Andy Slavitt, principal deputy administrator of the Department of Health and Human Services‘ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has received the White House nomination for the CMS leadership role. Slavitt has led CMS in an acting capacity since March 2015, the White House said Thursday. Before joining CMS, Slavitt held healthcare leadership …

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Marilyn Tavenner to Depart CMS in February

Marilyn Tavenner, head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, will leave the agency in February and be succeeded in the interim by Principal Deputy Administrator Andrew Slavitt, the Huffington Post and other media outlets reported Friday. The Huffington Post, which first published the news of the impending transition, says Slavitt …

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Niall Brennan to Lead CMS’ Data and Analytics Office; Andy Slavitt Comments

Niall Brennan, chief data officer of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will lead the agency’s newly formed office of enterprise data and analytics. OEDA will help CMS work on its data collection and distribution processes, as well as develop guidelines intended to provide relevant information for public access, healthcare decision makers and other stakeholders, CMS said Wednesday. …

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Phase2 Updates OpenPublic CMS for Open Gov’t Programs; Jeff Walpole Comments

Application developer Phase2 has launched an updated version of its open source content management system based on Drupal to support government agencies’ information-sharing initiatives, GCN reported Oct. 9. The report said Phase2 designed OpenPublic 1.0 to further bolster open government projects across several websites in compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act. According to the …

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