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TEP Opportunity: Development and Reevaluation of Maternal Health Measures and Designation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) contracted the Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation – Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) to develop, reevaluate, and support the implementation of several maternal health measures and the expansion of CMS’ Birthing-Friendly Hospital Designation. The CORE contract name is Development, Reevaluation, and Implementation of Outcome/Efficiency Measures for Hospital and Eligible Clinicians, Base Period. The CORE contract number HHSM-75FCMC18D0042, Task Order HHSM-75FCMC24F0042. As the organizer of this TEP, CORE convenes groups of stakeholders and experts who contribute direction and thoughtful input on their work and analysis. The TEP during this time period will be engaged to inform two maternal health projects: the expansion of CMS’ Maternal Morbidity Structural Measure (MMSM) and the expansion of CMS’ Birthing-Friendly Hospital Designation.

The Technical Expert Panel (TEP) nomination period opened on June 13, 2024 and closes on on July 12, 2024.

Visit the Current TEP Opportunities page for details on how to get involved.