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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and health insurance portability standards.

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Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage - General Information

The MMA legislation provides seniors and people with disabilities with the first comprehensive prescription drug benefit ever offered under the Medicare program, the most significant improvement to senior health care in nearly 40 years. This overview page provides links to important information on the new benefit.

Source: dnav.cms.gov

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Publisher
Modified
2016-04-07
Release Date
2016-04-07
Frequency
Annually
Homepage URL
Identifier
187
Temporal Coverage
Sun, 01/01/2006 - 05:00 to Sat, 12/31/2016 - 05:00
License
Contact Name
Health Data Initiative
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Bureau Code
009:38 - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Program Code
009:000 - Department of Health and Human Services - (Primary Program Not Available)
Data Quality
True
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Harvest Source Titlednav.cms.gov
Harvest Source URIhttps://dnav.cms.gov/api/healthdata
Last Harvest PerformedThu, 10/17/2019 - 02:42
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