Articles from The CMS Blog: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Slavitt Farewell: Meeting the Moral Test of Government by Building on Progress Made

Below are the remarks of Acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt at the 35th annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, Calif. on January 9, 2016.
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It’s great to be with you here this afternoon for what will be my last public speech in my current role. Although I will tell you in a minute about an excellent panel at 6 o’clock that I’m really excited for.  Whatever finale speech I had planned in my head in early November will have to wait for another day. I started a new one late in the evening on November 8th.


Transforming Health Care Delivery through the CMS Innovation Center: Better Care, Healthier People, and Smarter Spending

 
By Dr. Patrick Conway, Acting Principal Deputy Administrator
Transforming Health Care Delivery through the CMS Innovation Center: Better Care, Healthier People, and Smarter Spending
We have made great progress in recent years on reforming our system into one that delivers better quality of care for patients and pays for care in a smarter way, including investing more in prevention and primary care.


Remarks by Andy Slavitt: Building on the Nation’s Progress in Health Care

Below are prepared remarks by Andy Slavitt, CMS Acting Administrator before the Citi Global Healthcare Conference on December 8, 2016
It’s great to be with you here this morning as we look forward to the final 45 days in what has been an incredible period of progress in working to improve and deliver care for millions of Americans. It is obviously an interesting period with some big open questions as the new Administration moves from campaigning into governing mode. As a country, it’s good for all of us to move past the rhetoric.


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