HHS Presents New Data to Improve Transparency, Health Outcomes for Medicare Beneficiaries


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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released a new data and new initiatives that can help improve care coordination and health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries.

According to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, "The release of these data sets furthers the administration’s efforts to increase transparency and support data-driven decision making which is essential for health care transformation."


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