Quality Priorities

KCQA History

In 2005, KCP launched the Kidney Care Quality Initiative (KCQI) to develop quality measures for use in a well-designed pay for performance program that meets the needs of patients, other members of the kidney care community, and federal policy-makers.

KCQI Structure

The KCQI relied upon the work from four entities:

  1. Expert Work Groups
    1. Clinical Measure Work Group
    2. Quality of Life/Patient Perspective Work Group
    3. Pay for Performance Work Group
    4. Pediatric Domain Work Group
  2. Kidney Care Partners Steering Committee
  3. KCP Board of Directors
  4. Kidney Care Quality Alliance

KCQA Steering Committee Members and Meeting Summaries