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James Poyer

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Baltimore, MD, USA

Director, Division of Value, Incentives, and Quality Reporting
Quality Improvement Group
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

James (Jim) Poyer
has supervised a dedicated staff of CMS experts since 2008.  Mr. Poyer’s division at CMS administers three Value Based Purchasing programs and six CMS quality reporting programs.  These programs incentivize providers for improving quality and transparency through linking payment to quality and reporting of quality data.  Jim’s division also administers national quality improvement efforts to improve care through the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) contractors.. Jim has worked at CMS since 2002, and worked at several Federal agencies since 1987.  He earned Masters’ degrees in Survey Methodology and Business Administration from the University of Maryland College Park.


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