Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

The CMS, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for the administration of several key federal healthcare programs. In addition to Medicare and Medicaid, CMS oversees the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Health Insurance Portability and Accountabiliity (HIPAA), and Clinical Laboaratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), among other services.

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