CMS Updates Eligibility Criteria for MACRA Measure Development Cooperative Agreements

On May 3, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the eligibility criteria and republished the “Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Funding Opportunity: Measure Development for the Quality Payment Program” posted on The intent of this funding opportunity is for entities to develop, improve, update or expand quality measures for the Quality Payment Program.

As previously reported, the application due date was recently extended to May 30, 2018 at 3:00 PM ET.

For more information on the Quality Payment Program visit the McDermottPlus MACRA Resource Center or contact Sheila Madhani at 202-204-1459 or