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CMS and USDS reduce clinician burden for QPP

CMS released MACRA, the most sweeping change to Medicare in years, which contained several elements, but the most powerful came to be called the Quality Payment Program (QPP).


USDS Turns Three

At the U.S. Digital Service, we’re focused on the future and spend little time looking through the rear-view. But on our third birthday, we’re taking a moment to pause, enjoy a slice of cake, and share a few achievements.


Giving Travelers the Info They Need to Go Places Smarter, Faster, Better

The USDS team at the Department of Homeland Security has launched a comparison tool to help travelers choose the best ‘Trusted Traveler’ program for their needs.


Hiring & Empowering Great Designers

Meet a few of our designers and learn more about their previous work experience, their current projects, and what surprised them most about being a designer at USDS.


U.S. Digital Service July 2017 Report to Congress

USDS recently sent Congress a comprehensive rundown of our current priority projects.


Making it easier for Small Businesses to become Government Contractors

The USDS partnered with SBA to rebuild the HUBZone maps tool to bring economic opportunity to disadvantaged areas.


Meet the Team - June 2017

Meet five of our newest teammates who have joined this summer.


How a 20-year old kernel feature helped USDS improve VA’s network

How the Digital Service at the Department of Veterans Affairs found a bug that affects the VA's network, thanks to an ancient feature in the Linux kernel.


What's the latest with the USDS?

No matter the project, our mission is still the same: to deliver better government services to the American people through technology and design.


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