NQF to HHS: Better align Merit-Based Incentive Payment System with other federal programs

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The National Quality Forum has published its guidance for the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. NQF’s Measure Applications Partnership examined some five-dozen MIPS performance measures, proposed for implementation in 2017, from which data would be collected to track eligible providers’ performance in 2019.

“As the U.S. healthcare system increasingly shifts to a performance-based payment system, MAP’s role [is to servenationa] as an impartial advisor bringing stakeholders together from across the healthcare spectrum,” NQF’s chief scientific officer Helen Burstin said in a statement.

To that end, MAP offered some suggestions to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for better aligning with multiple federal healthcare programs, namely the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

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