Project Title: TEP for the Refinement of Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF), Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)/Nursing Facility (NF), and Home Health (HH) Function Measures
- The TEP nomination period closed June 4, 2021
- The TEP met on July 14-15, 2021
- The Call for Technical Expert Panel (TEP) nomination period closed on December 3, 2021
- The TEP met on January 26-27, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with Acumen, LLC and Abt Associates to develop quality and cost measures for use in the IRF, LTCH, SNF, and HH QRPs and the Nursing Home Quality Initiative (NHQI). The contract Acumen, LLC operates under is the Quality Measure & Assessment Instrument Development & Maintenance & QRP Support for the Long Term Care Hospital, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility, Skilled Nursing Facility, Quality Reporting Programs, & Nursing Home Compare (75FCMC18D0015/Task Order 75FCMC19F0003). Abt Associates operates under the Home Health and Hospice Quality Reporting Program Quality Measures and Assessment Instruments Development, Modification and Maintenance, & Quality Reporting Program Oversight Support contract (75FCMC18D0015/Task Order 75FCMC19F0001). As part of its measure development process, Acumen, LLC and Abt Associates convenes groups of stakeholders and experts who contribute direction and thoughtful input to the measure developer during measure development and maintenance.
You may access the TEP Summary Report and the TEP Membership List by clicking the title of the following document: