On July 22, 2016, the owner of more than 30 Miami-area skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, a hospital administrator and a physician’s assistant were charged with conspiracy, obstruction, money laundering and health care fraud in connection with a $1 billion scheme involving numerous Miami-based health care providers.
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On June 9, 2016, CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt appeared at the Marketplace Innovation Conference and summarized the Health Marketplace initiatives. The emphasis was placed on consumerism shaping the course of future health care.
On May 5, 2016, the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a program to release updated data to increase transparency in the Medicare program. CMS posted utilization and payment public use data for researchers.