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ACP's Performance Measurement Committee review has led to changes in quality measures
Of 30 quality measures that the committee found invalid in an assessment of the 2017 Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), 12 are either already removed or scheduled for removal.
27 Oct 2020
The road to advocacy's ‘Final Four’
Although ACP achieved major changes to the evaluation and management (E/M) codes, implementation of these changes has not been perfect. There is ongoing work to be done.
1 Mar 2023
Reviews of performance measures for cancer screening now available from ACP
ACP's Performance Measurement Committee assessed cancer screening measures relevant to internal medicine physicians to determine whether they are evidence-based, methodologically sound, and clinically meaningful.
6 Sep 2022
Hypertension performance measure ‘flawed’
While ACP's Performance Measurement Committee considers the Controlling High Blood Pressure measure to be “high impact,” it determined after review in July 2021 that it does not support the measure due to uncertain validity.
1 Apr 2022
ACP recommends caution in the use of patient-reported outcome-based performance measures
Data are needed to demonstrate that patient-reported outcome-based performance measures improve quality of care and are an effective tool to accurately compare physician performance, a new paper said.
11 May 2021
Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Oct 2022
ACP recommends meaningful performance measures for preventive care
An analysis by ACP's Performance Measurement Committee of 28 performance measures for preventive care shows that 6 (21%) of the measures were valid, 10 (36%) were not valid, and 12 (43%) were of uncertain validity.
11 Sep 2018
Candidates announced for Board of Governors Chair-elect
The candidate who is elected will begin his or her term as Chair-elect at the conclusion of Internal Medicine Meeting 2023 and will take office as Chair in April 2024.
1 Sep 2022
ACP analyzes, rates performance measures in 2019 CMS MIPS
Policymakers, physician organizations, and measure developers should encourage inclusion of measures rated as valid in accountability, payment, and reporting programs.
4 Dec 2018
Working toward fundamental change
ACP engages in a significant number of efforts on its own and with external organizations to help move the health care system to one that better addresses its vision for better health care.
1 Apr 2022