New CMS Web Site Tracks Medicare Hospital Spending
Last week, CMS launched a new Web siteÂ that allows consumers to track Medicare hospital spending for the 25 most expensive conditions. The Web site also enables users to compare Medicare hospital spending by state. The site's data are based on more than 40 million hospital admissions and will be updated monthly.
- "New CMS Dashboard the Start of More Health Cost, Quality Transparency" (Simmons, HealthLeaders Media, 4/9).
- "New Site Lets Users Analyze Medicare Treatment Costs" (Evans, Modern Healthcare, 4/6).