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Health and Human Services gets advice for building data capacity on one of its top priorities

The Department of Health and Human Services has an office dedicated to building data capacity necessary for doing what it calls patient-centered outcomes…

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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, the U.S. Medicare Handbook is photographed in Washington.  The Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s pick to run U.S. health insurance programs, putting in place a key player who’ll carry out his strategy for expanding affordable coverage and reining in prescription drug costs. Obama-era policy adviser Chiquita Brooks-LaSure will be the first Black woman to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, which also administers children’s health insurance and the Affordable Care Act.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Senate confirms Brooks-LaSure to run health care programs

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CMS untangles its data infrastructure to enable AI-powered fraud detection

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Treasury made faster pandemic stimulus possible with push for electronic payments

Before the COVID-19 pandemic forced nearly all agencies to accelerate IT transformation, federal financial offices had already spent years rethinking the…

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CMS launches ‘upskilling summit’ for IT workforce to tackle modernization projects

CMS’ Office of Information Technology will hold an “upskilling summit” Wednesday to encourage employees to take courses in human-centered design, product…

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Combating health care fraud as CMS loosens rules to respond to coronavirus

Many factors point to fraud emerging as one of the top “second-wave” challenges in the months following the initial battle to contain the coronavirus.

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