QUALITY & PAYMENT Overview
a sub-committee of the Clinical Affairs and Public Policy Committees


Chair
Barbara Fivush - Chair ^*  - bfivush@jhmi.edu 

Members
Sandi Amaral ~
Eileen Brewer +
Deepa Chand ^
Mark Joseph ~
Sharon Perlman ~*
Doug Silverstein ^
Amy Skversky^
Michael Somers ~*
Tamar Springel+
JD Spencer*
Sarah Swartz +*
Shamir Tuchman ^
ASPN President*^+~
ASPN Past President *
Council Liaison*
Washington Representative

* KCP work group
^ Quality work group
+ Payment work group
~ Medicaid work group

Charge
The Quality and Payment (QP) Subcommittee is a small group comprised of leaders of the ASPN Public Policy and Clinical Affairs Committees, along with ASPN leadership. It serves as a "rapid response team" that functions in association with ASPN's Washington Representative to:

Support the ASPN's relationship with Kidney Care Partners (KCP), including:

Work with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on behalf of ASPN to develop mutual approaches to patient care that recognize and account for the special needs of pediatric kidney patients. Members of the QP Subcommittee will lead working groups of ASPN members to interact with their counterparts at CMS on such issues as:

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