New Quality Measures Report Published
March 23, 2020
A new Information Gathering Report has been published by the RAND Health Care team, as part of the Palliative Care Measures Project. AAHPM is partnering with the National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care and RAND to create two patient reported experience measures. The measures will assess the extent to which adult patients receiving outpatient clinic-based palliative care received the help they wanted for pain, and felt heard and understood by their palliative care provider and team. The project is a cooperative agreement (#1V1CMS331639-01-00) between the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and AAHPM as part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). The project began September 14, 2018 and will conclude September 13, 2021.