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November 16, 2010

CMS Introduces New Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, Initiatives to Better Coordinate Health Care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today formally established the new Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center). Created by the Affordable Care Act, the Innovation Center will examine new ways of delivering health care and paying health care providers that can save money for Medicare and Medicaid while improving the quality of care. CMS also announced the launch of new demonstration projects that will support efforts to better coordinate care and improve health outcomes for patients.