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CMS Innovation Center announcement supporting health care innovation

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH

Looks like we’ll get the results of the first round of innovation grants funded via the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Rumor has it that there will be a 2nd round of grant funding. I assume we’ll minimally hear about round 1 awards, and perhaps more. Detail via CMMI pasted below:

CMS Innovation Center announcement supporting health care innovationPlease hold the time on Tuesday, May 8th at 3:30pm to join Richard Gilfillan, MD, Director of the CMS Innovation Center, to discuss an important announcement regarding health care innovation. Additional details to follow tomorrow morning.

WHO:             Richard J Gilfillan, MD,  Director of the CMS Innovation Center

WHEN:          Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. (EST)

DIAL IN:       877-267-1577

PASSCODE: 9164#

The CMS Innovation Center was created by the Affordable Care Act to test innovative payment and service delivery models that have the potential to reduce program expenditures while preserving or enhancing the quality of care. More info at innovation.cms.gov

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