DateJanuary 12, 2018
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CMS Solicits Comments on Specialty Measure Sets

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting recommendations from stakeholders for potential consideration of new specialty measure sets and/or revisions to existing specialty measure sets for program year 2019 of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program. The current 2018 specialty measure sets are located in the Appendix measure tables of the CY 2018 Quality Payment Program final rule.

Submissions of recommendations for a new specialty measure set and/or revisions to the current 2018 specialty measure sets should be sent to the PIMMS Quality Measures Support mailbox at

Submissions of recommendations will be accepted from stakeholders up until Close of Business on Friday, February 9th, 2018.

All recommendations submitted by the aforementioned deadline will be considered and assessed for possible inclusion in rule making for the 2019 calendar year of the Quality Payment Program.

For more information visit the McDermottPlus MACRA Resource Center or contact Sheila Madhani at 202-204-1459,