Glossary Term

CMS

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) responsible for administering the Medicare and Medicaid programs, which provide health care coverage to America’s aged, disabled and indigent populations.
(Alliance Terminology & Data Resources May 2021, OPTN Bylaws Definitions, December 2020)
Formerly titled the Health Care Financing Administration, CMS is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) responsible for administering the Medicare and Medicaid programs, which provide health care coverage to America’s aged, disabled and indigent populations.
(OPTN Glossary May 2021)

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