September 25, 2018
On September 21, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the selection of seven applicants to receive cooperative agreement awards through the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Funding Opportunity: Measure Development for the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The cooperative agreements give financial and limited technical support to develop, improve, update or expand measures for use in the QPP.
The following organizations were selected:
CMS will award up to $30,000,000 for three years in funding for cooperative agreements under this funding opportunity. The goal of these awards is to engage with experts in the development of measures (such as specialty-specific outcome measures) for use in the QPP.