Definitions for "Health Care Financing Administration"
See Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Federal agency in charge of managing the Medicare program for senior citizens and adults with disabilities. For more information, contact: HCFA, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244, Phone 410-786-3000,
Federal agency created in 1977 to provide quality assurance for the Medicare and Medicaid programs under the Social Security Act. Includes oversight of the Professional Standards Review Organization, End-Stage Renal Disease Program, long-term care program and other health and safety standards for health care providers.