The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently faced with the reality that their legacy system, one that processes 4% of the US GDP, needed to be modernized for a number of reasons. This is the story of what USDS is doing to address the situation and keep a mission critical system online.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services APIs (10)
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|Blue Button||The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Blue Button API enables Medicare beneficiaries to connect their Medicare claims data to applications, services, and research programs. The API...||Healthcare||REST v1|
|CMS Blue Button||The CMS Blue Button API enables developers with the ability to register a beneficiary facing application, and a beneficiary to grant an application access to, four years of Part A, B, and D claims...||Data||REST v2.0|
|CMS Quality Payment Improvement Activities||The CMS Quality Payment Improvement Activities API allows developers to get a complete list of Improvement Activities, one of the four performance categories for the Quality Payment Program. This API...||Healthcare||REST v0.0|
|CMS Quality Payment Advancing Care Information||The CMS Quality Payment Advancing Care Information API allows developers to get a list of all measures for the Advancing Care Information category, which is one of four performance categories in the...||Healthcare||REST v0.0|
|CMS Quality Payment Submissions||The CMS Quality Payment Submissions API is a RESTful service that enables submissions and real-time performance scoring of Quality Payment Program (QPP) data. API responses can be returned in JSON or...||Healthcare||REST v1.0|
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Medicare and Medicaid's Blue Button API has been taken offline. The API allows third party applications to access Medicare claims data. On December 4, 2019, an API partner reported "a data anomaly with the Blue Button 2.0 API". The agency expects that less than 10,000 beneficiaries are affected.
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