Pre-Rulemaking Measure Specification Deadline Extended to June 30, 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the deadline for the submission of measure specifications and supporting documentation until June 30, 2020. The agency took this action to extend the deadline in light of the current global pandemic.

Additionally, CMS is using a new submission process for this Pre-Rulemaking cycle. The agency is requesting all measure specifications and supporting data are submitted via email to

To provide additional flexibility, CMS is permitting developers to submit any outstanding supporting data files until September 4, 2020. However, CMS requests submitters notify the agency if they will be providing the agency with additional data.

More information can be found on the CMS Pre-Rulemaking website.



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