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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244


ADMINISTRATORAndrew Slavitt, Acting
Principal Deputy AdministratorPatrick H. Conway, Acting
Chief Operating Officer / Chief of StaffMandy Cohen

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides health coverage to more than 100 million people through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace. The CMS seeks to strengthen and modernize the Nation’s health care system, to provide access to high quality care and improved health at lower costs.

Sources of Information


The CMS maintains an official blog on its Web site.

Career Opportunities

For information on career opportunities, visit the "Careers at CMS" Web page.


Many CMS forms are accessible on the agency's Web site.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The CMS posts answers to FAQs on its Web site.


The CMS maintains a glossary that explains terms found on its Web site.


The CMS Web site features the agency's program history.


The CMS manages the Web site.


The CMS manages the Web site.

The Medicare Coverage Database contains all national coverage determinations and local coverage determinations, local articles, and proposed national coverage determination decisions. The database also includes several other types of national coverage policy-related documents, including national coverage analyses, coding analyses for labs, Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee proceedings, and Medicare coverage guidance documents.

The CMS manages the "STOP Medicare Fraud" Web site. To report Medicare fraud, call 800-447-8477. TTY, 800-377-4950.


The CMS posts news items on its Web site.

Social Media

The CMS tweets announcements and other newsworthy items on Twitter.

The CMS posts videos on its YouTube channel.

For further information, contact the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244. Phone, 410-786-3000.