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CMS: MHS project costly, didn't reduce hospitalizations

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, January 5, 2009

The disease management-inspired Medicare Health Support project did not save money or improve patient behavior and self-management, according to CMS' second report on the program, which was released just before the new year. In its report to Congress, CMS' evaluator reviewed the first 18 months of the project, which ended last year because CMS was disappointed with the DM programs' results.