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

Medicaid Moving Forward

By Andy Slavitt, CMS Acting Administrator and Vikki Wachino, CMS Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services
If you haven’t been paying close attention over the last several years, you may have missed some of the major changes that have taken place in the Medicaid program.


Pursuing Health Equity for the Nation

By: Cara V. James, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Minority Health at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Romana Hasnain-Wynia, M.S., Ph.D., Program Director for Addressing Disparities at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)  


Reflecting on Our Journey towards Health Equity

By: Dr. Cara James, Director of the CMS Office of Minority Health
Each April, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, we commemorate past achievements, acknowledge current efforts, and outline our continued journey towards health equity and equality for all. Fifty years ago, our journey included stops in Independence, Missouri where Medicare and Medicaid became law; in Selma and Montgomery, Alabama; and in Washington, D.C. for the signing of the Voting Rights Act and Civil Rights Act.


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