Call for Technical Expert Panel Members: ESRD Dialysis Facility Compare Star Ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with the University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center to act as quality measure developer and Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) technical content support contractor, under the Kidney Disease Quality Measure Development, Maintenance, and Support contract (contract number 75FCMC18D0041, task order number 75FCMC18F0001).

As part of this contract, UM-KECC convenes technical expert panels (TEPs) to provide valued consumer and provider input for both quality measure development and the DFC Quality of Patient Care Star Rating. This TEP is being formed in response to CMS’ request for recommendations related to options for resetting the DFC Star Rating baseline distribution.

To nominate yourself or other individuals for consideration, complete the TEP Charter and Nomination Form (available on the CMS website at the link below) and email it to by April 5, 2019.

More Information / CMS Website

Download Nomination Forms [zip file]