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Andy Slavitt

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Andy Slavitt is the Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). A leader with decades of experience, Andy has shaped and delivered important health care services and programs for millions of consumers.

Andy Slavitt's Latest Blog Posts

Bridging the Healthcare Digital Divide: Improving Connectivity Among Medicaid Providers

Andy Slavitt | March 2, 2016

The great promise of technology is to bring information to our fingertips, connect us to one another, improve our productivity, and create a platform for the next generation of innovations.. Technology, when widely distributed and available, enables providers to improve patient care by distributing information and best practices and leading to better experiences of care for individuals in the health care system. And technology can make a significant difference in the rapidly modernizing Medicaid program.

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EHR Incentive Programs: Where We Go Next

Andy Slavitt | January 19, 2016

Where We’ve Been
As we mentioned in a speech last week, the Administration is working on an important transition for the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. We have been working side by side with physician organizations and have listened to the needs and concerns of many about how we can make improvements that will allow technology to best support clinicians and their patients. While we will be putting out additional details in the next few months,

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