Deadline extended for the MACRA Measure Development Plan Call for TEP

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 12:29 PM | Carol Burke (Administrator)

This is a notice that the deadline for the Call for Technical Expert Panel for the MACRA Measure Development Plan has been extended to 11:59 p.m. ET on January 8, 2018.

Health Services Advisory Group, Inc. (HSAG), Measure & Instrument Development and Support contractor to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is seeking nominations for representatives of the following areas of expertise to participate in a Technical Expert Panel (TEP):  

  • Consumer/patient/family (caregiver) perspective
  • Frontline clinicians with experience in emergency medicine, neurology, allergy/immunology, rheumatology, or physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Individual clinical practices, medical groups, or accountable care organizations
  • Consumer or patient advocacy
  • Personal experience receiving care for a neurological condition, a rheumatic disease, asthma or other allergic or immunological disorder, a musculoskeletal disorder, or emergency medical care
  • Experience as a family member or caregiver of a person receiving such care
  • Clinical quality measurement, including domains such as care coordination, patient safety, appropriate use, and population health and prevention
  • Qualified clinical data registries
  • Health information technology

This TEP will provide expertise related to measure development for the Quality Payment Program. Nominations close at 11:59 p.m. ET on January 8, 2018.

For more information about the project and to download the TEP Nomination Form, go to the Technical Expert Panels page at: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/MMS/Technical-Expert-Panels.html and click: “Currently Accepting Nominations (this includes the Panel Call, the Nomination form and the TEP Charter).”

1. For information, click: “CMS Quality Measure Development Plan: Supporting the Transition to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs).”

2. To download the TEP Nomination Form, scroll to the “Downloads” section at the bottom of the page and click: “CMS Quality Measure Development Plan: Supporting the Transition to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs) [ZIP].”

For questions or technical assistance, please email to MACRA-MDP@hsag.com.

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