The session will review the history of physician quality reporting programs (PQRI -> PQRS -> VBM -> MACRA) and the Society’s current MIPS quality measure list. The presenters will discuss the Society’s work with the National Quality Forum Incubator Challenge as well as the Society’s discussion with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid leadership during their "Spotlight Series" that provided the Society the opportunity to highlight the need for quality measures for the PA/LTC practitioner. Finally, the session will review current Society efforts to secure funding for quality measure development.
Review history of quality measure development and progression of various quality payment programs.
Discuss how practitioners in PA/LTC currently report quality measures.
Describe AMDA's Quality Measure Committee's efforts to identify meaningful measures in PA/LTC.
Elaborate AMDA's plans to develop meaningful measures and reporting mechanisms using private and public partnerships.
Director of Public Policy and Advocacy,
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care