Tracker Entry #: 17
Document Category: Notice

86 FR 11780/ pp. 11780-11781

Relevant Dates:

Published 2/26/2021

Agency Actions: Notice

CMS published an information collection request to support the implementation of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers (CAHPS) for Merit-Based Incentive Payment Systems (MIPS) survey. In order to address stakeholders and the increased use of telehealth services due to the PHE for COVID-19, a question is being added to integrate one telehealth item to assess the patient-reported usage of telehealth services (for example, phone or video visit).

Analysis/ Additional Details:

Comments Close on 4/9/2021 This is a recurring request for information on satisfaction survey of remote interest to single Medicare beneficiaries who appeal their case. Not a large enough impact for UIOs, given the small size of potential group. Moving forward, the Federal Relations team opted not to track Requests for Information Collection. Federal Register :: Emergency Clearance: Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)