The National Quality Forum provides the gold standard in quality measures endorsement and advises the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). To achieve endorsement, NQF requires intensive evaluation processes that ensure quality measures meet rigorous scientific standards for validity and reliability.
The NQF-endorsed FOTO quality measures are patient-reported outcome performance measures (PRO-PMs). The FOTO PRO-PMs
Public access to NQF-Endorsed FOTO PRO-PMs and QCDR measures are provided here:
NQF-Endorsed FOTO PRO-PMs are additionally endorsed by CMS in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). CMS requires MIPS measure specifications to be housed on the CMS Quality Payment Program website and may be accessed here https://qpp.cms.gov/mips/explore-measures/quality-measures under Clinical Quality Measure Specifications.