CMS wants to improve its Quality Payment Program (QPP) website(qpp.cms.gov) and make it more useful by creating a streamlined system for CMS staff to manage information for physicians and their practices.
As part of that effort, the agency is offering to pay for feedback from those who use the site and are affected by CMS programs.
Specifically, the agency is looking for physicians and other health care professionals who review Medicare feedback reports, as well as administrative staff and office managers who interact with Medicare and perform tasks associated with Medicare quality data submission.
Selected participants will earn $150-$200 for taking part in one-hour sessions conducted via conference call or an online meeting platform.
This QPP research project requires that participants
- work in a small or medium-sized medical practice with 15 or fewer health care professionals,
- be part of a practice that aims to participate in the QPP program for 2017, and
- are familiar with Medicare feedback reports (previously called Quality and Resource Use Reports, or QRURs) or intend to review QPP feedback.
Any interest out there?
Send an email to CMS and include this subject line: "Participation for QPP Feedback Report Research." A staff person from the CMS-authorized contractor CommunicateHealth will respond to the email.
Interested parties may be contacted during the next few months to participate in feedback sessions.
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