HHS Releases Medicare Data on Spending and Chronic Conditions

White House: March 28, 2013

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today released a new, easy-to-use interactive tool that gives anybody – researchers, physicians, public health professionals, policymakers, consumer advocates, tech innovators, and the public – the ability to find and examine data on multiple chronic conditions among Medicare beneficiaries. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Chronic Conditions Dashboard furthers the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) goals for health promotion and the prevention and management of multiple chronic conditions and is an integral part of the Administration’sHealth Data Initiative that seeks to release more health-related data in more usable formats to the public in order to promote innovation and improvement in health and care. Read more