Signature Consulting Group, LLC

SCG to Represent the 2016-17 MACRA Measure Development Plan Technical Expert Panel

Baltimore, MD / Monday, October 24, 2016

Signature Consulting Group´s Physician Quality Measurement Management (PQMM) Project Director, Dr. Matthew Fitzgerald, has been selected to be on the 2016–2017 Technical Expert Panel (TEP) for the CMS Quality Measure Development Plan (MDP). He was nominated by the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Board of Ophthalmology and was selected out of 200 nominees for the 22 member panel.

As a panel member, Fitzgerald will assist the project team in gathering and evaluating information for the annual progress report on measure development for CMS’s Quality Payment Program and for future updates of the MDP. CMS will review and consider the recommendations from the panel members and provide and feedback to ensure that policy decisions take stakeholders´ interests into account.

The Measure Development Plan (MDP) outlines the strategic vision for measure development for MIPS measures scheduled to be released in 2017. SCG continues to be a leader in upcoming CMS´s strategic visions and will continue to support the annual progress report and future updates to CMS’s quality measure initiatives.

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