Grant funding available for development of physician quality measures

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a grant to fund development, improvement, updates or expansion of quality measures that focus on clinician and patient perspectives and that minimize reporting burden for clinicians in the Quality Payment Program.

CMS invites external stakeholders, including health systems and other entities engaged in quality measure development, to apply. Applications are due by 2 p.m. CST on May 2.

CMS will hold a call about the funding opportunity and application process on March 27 at 2 p.m. CST. Registration is required.