Scholars Program Application - deadline June 15
Quality Forum Lectures
CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain - June 16 at 1PM (ET)
How the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement is Transforming Healthcare Delivery - July 14 at 1PM (ET)
CMS Quality Measure Development Plan:
Supporting the Transition to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System and Alternative Payment Models
CMS releases their final plan for development and implementation of a system of quality measurement to meet the requirements of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act and provide the strategic framework for the future of measure development for clinician quality reporting to support the Merit-based Incentive Payment System and Alternative Payment Models.
PQA Recognizes Six Medicare Plan Contracts for Excellence and Significant Improvement in Medication Safety Based on CMS’ Medicare Star Ratings
During PQA's Annual Meeting, six Medicare plans received PQA Quality Awards for high achievement or significant improvement in PQA measures of medication safety and appropriate use. Three plans received the PQA Excellence in Quality Award and three the PQA Quality Improvement Award.
New PQA Quality Improvement Indicators Approved
During its Annual Meeting on May 19th, the membership of the Phamacy Quality Alliance (PQA) aproved four new Quality Improvement Indicators (QIIs) to improve medication synchronization programs.
PQA Inaugural Poster and Podium Session a Success