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CMS Announces Strategic Vision for Physician Quality Reporting

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced its Physician Quality Reporting Programs Strategic Vision. The document describes a long-term vision for CMS quality measurement for physicians and other health care professionals and public reporting programs, and how they can be optimized and aligned to support better decision-making from doctors, consumers and every part of the health care system. The strategic vision also includes five principles CMS believes will ensure that quality measurement and public reporting play a critical role in improving the health care system.