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About the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Services (CMS)


  • General Information About CMS (.pdf 39 KB)

  • Discover what CMS is and what we do.

  • CMS Programs

  • Find out more about the programs we run, the people we serve, and the health care industry we regulate.
    • Slide Shows

    • Charts and slides showing key features of CMS programs, as PowerPoint slides or in Acrobat (.pdf) format.

    • CMS Statistics
    • CMS offers researchers and other health care professionals a broad range of quantitative information on our programs, from estimates of future Medicare and Medicaid spending to enrollment, spending, and claims data.

    • Health Care Industry Market Updates
    • The CMS Health Care Industry Market Updates are a series of reports on the health care industry.

    • Consumer Information
    • Follow the "Consumers" link at the top of this page for information about Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP, and other CMS programs.

  • Learn More About the Agency

  • Publications

    • Health Care Financing Review

    • The Agency's premier research journal on current trends in health care financing and CMS programs. Get the latest issue here.

    • CMS and Related Laws and Regulations
    • Some of the regulations on display at the Federal Register will appear at this location. At the time that we forward our regulations and notices to the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) for publication, we announce some of them on this website as a service to the public. We note that OFR may make minor editorial changes to a document before publishing it. While we provide a document on this website, the document that we publish in the Federal Register is the official CMS publication.

    • Research Publications
    • Other Publications and Forms

  • Contact Information
  • Need to get in touch with us or our business partners? Start here.

  • Careers with CMS

  • Are you interested in working for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services? We have information available for those seeking employment.

  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

  • Information on making FOIA requests is available at this link.

  • About CMS Headquarters

  • Information for visitors to the CMS complex in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • CMS Regional Offices

  • Information on CMS's 10 Regional Offices around the country and contact information.

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Last Modified on Thursday, September 16, 2004