Thursday, March 30, 2023

FedScoop: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CIO expects agency to move claims management systems to the cloud

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ chief information officer expects the agency to move even its most complex health claims management systems to the cloud.

Rajiv Uppal said Tuesday that the Department of Health and Human Services agency has so far moved over 90 of its 200+ IT systems to the cloud and that it is steadily working through other platforms that rely on hosted infrastructure…

The agency has a budget of nearly $1 trillion and processes over 1.2 billion healthcare claims from citizens receiving Medicare and Medicaid each year.

Uppal added that upskilling staff remains one of his top priorities and said he has a target for at least 50% of CMS Office of Information Technology staff to take courses to improve their skill levels… Read the full article here.


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Jackie Gilbert is a Content Analyst for FedHealthIT and Author of 'Anything but COVID-19' on the Daily Take Newsletter for G2Xchange Health and FedCiv.

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