CMS contractors and other organizations involved in quality activities, including measure development, seek individuals to join their technical expert panels with expertise in relevant fields. These individuals can include clinicians, statisticians, quality improvement, methodologists, pertinent measure developers, and consumers. Person, family, and caregiver membership on technical expert panels (TEPs) is a very important part of the measure development, implementation, and maintenance processes, and can be very helpful in providing feedback on quality projects. Measure developers choose TEP members to provide input based on their personal experience and training.
A TEP is a group of people convened to share ideas, expertise, and opinions to help develop a quality measure or address another quality topic.
To help, TEP members use their knowledge and experience to
TEPs work best when made up of diverse people, such as
View current TEPs to see how you can get involved!