CMS Extends Artificial Intelligence Challenge Timeline

By Chelsea Cirruzzo
August 2, 2019 at 3:42 PM
CMS announced Thursday (Aug. 1) that it will push back the timeline for its artificial intelligence (AI) health outcomes challenge after the agency received more than 300 applications. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced the challenge in March. It offers $1.65 million to developers to improve health outcomes using AI and allows them to use Medicare claims data. The developers would be tasked with creating tools that could predict unplanned hospital and nursing home admissions . On...

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