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CMS Administrator Verma’s Statement on Burden Reduction Accomplishments

Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018 7:35 PM

 “I would like to thank President Trump for his leadership and commitment to reducing burdensome federal regulations and Secretary Azar’s action to moving our healthcare system towards providing value for patients.  CMS will continue our efforts to eliminate unnecessary regulations that take providers away from patients and stifle innovation. Every hour saved from reducing needless administrative burden is an hour more that our healthcare system can spend improving Americans’ health outcomes, and every duplicative requirement we eliminate saves patients and taxpayers money.

Upon taking office, President Trump made reducing burdensome regulations across the federal government a top priority, establishing his 'Cut The Red Tape Initiative.' At CMS, we took this directive and created our 'Patients Over Paperwork Initiative' last year.  For 2018 through 2021, CMS projects final rules and current proposals under the Patients Over Paperwork initiative will eliminate more than 53 million hours of burden for providers and save our healthcare system close to $5.2 billion.” 

Source: CMS


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