Nominations Now Open for MACRA Wave 5 Clinician Expert Workgroups
Submission window closes July 1
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and its contractor Acumen, LLC, are seeking nominations for Wave 5 of the Clinician Expert Workgroups that will provide input on the development of three episode-based cost measures for potential use in the Quality Payment Program.
The nomination period is open, and stakeholders are invited to submit nominations until July 1 at 10:59 p.m. CT.
Acumen will convene the following Clinician Expert Workgroups, based on episode groups selected by CMS and informed by stakeholder input received through the public comment period, in July 2022:
- Kidney Transplant Management
- Prostate Cancer
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
According to CMS, clinicians interested in joining a workgroup for the first time may submit their nomination. Wave 4 workgroup members can express their interest in an abbreviated form shared via email.
In addition, CMS noted that individuals who participated in Acumen stakeholder groups other than Wave 4 should complete the full web-based nomination form to ensure that Acumen has the most current information.
Direct related questions to the Acumen MACRA Clinical Committee Support Team at Macra-Clinical-Committee-Support@Acumenllc.com.
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