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News and statements from the Patient Experience Policy Forum appear below.

PXPF Policy Update: CMS request for comments related to pain measurement - September 6, 2018 

We want all members to be aware of an opportunity to comment on recent proposed changes to the HCAHPS Pain Domain.  A document (attached below) – prepared by our PXPF Workgroup on Measurement - walks through the background on this issue and how you or your organization can offer comments.  At PXPF's recent meeting with CMS this spring, one of the things they suggested the PXPF can do is to promote the process to give comments to CMS.  This effort is one way we can do that.

Letter from PXPF Workgroup on Measurement
Issue overview and comment opportunity summary

PXPF Meets with CMS Leadership - May 10, 2018 

On Thursday, May 10, 2018, a delegation from the Patient Experience Policy Forum (PXPF) met with leaders from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Baltimore to discuss topics related to patient experience measurement and patient/family engagement.

Read the full meeting summary.

A statement on The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) - January 19, 2018

The delay in extending CHIP undermines the fundamental tenet of healthcare as human beings caring for human beings.

The Patient Experience Policy Forum, a coalition of healthcare organizations and patients focused on ensuring strong and positive patient and family experience in healthcare as well as policy that supports that, believes a fundamental element of patient experience includes access to care itself.  Accordingly, the Forum is deeply concerned that the future of CHIP hangs in the balance.

Read the Full Statement.


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