What is CMS?

Health Plans: 

  • Medicare


  • General

CMS is the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Formerly known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), CMS is the federal agency responsible for administering Medicare, Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, and several other health-related programs.  

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