The July 19 CMS Administrator’s National Stakeholder Call recording and transcript are now available. Click the link for the recording and transcript: CMS National Stakeholder Calls.
The call featured CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and her leadership team, who provided updates on CMS’ recent actions and how CMS cross-cutting initiatives (CMS Strategic Plan) are improving quality of care and expanding access to health coverage. Guest speaker Tom Coderre, Deputy Assistant Secretary from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), reviewed SAMHSA’s Suicide & Crisis Lifeline and the new 988 dialing code. CMS serves the public as a trusted partner and steward dedicated to advancing health equity, expanding coverage, and improving health outcomes as we engage the communities we serve throughout the policymaking and implementation process.