CMS Awards Funding for Development of Palliative Care, Other Quality Measures

On September 21 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded seven organizations new cooperative agreements to partner in developing, improving, updating, or expanding quality measures for Medicare‚Äôs Quality Payment Program (QPP). These cooperative agreements, authorized under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), represent the first funding initiative supporting public-private…