CMS Seeks Nominations of Clinical Experts for Subcommittees Developing Cost Measures

March 12, 2019


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting nominations until April 12, 2019, of physicians and other practitioners interested in providing clinical input for the development of episode-based cost measures to be used to implement the Cost Performance Category of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System. Work on the cost episodes is being conducted under contract with Acumen, LLC.

CMS is establishing clinical subcommittees in the following areas:

  • Chronic Condition and Disease Management
  • Dermatologic Disease Management
  • General and Colorectal Surgery
  • Hospital Medicine

More information on the nomination process is available here. The nomination form is available here.


For more information visit the McDermottPlus Payment Innovation Resource Center or contact Sheila Madhani at 202-204-1459/


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