Quality Incentive Program (QIP)

Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) is an important driver in changing how care and services are reimbursed.  It represents a shift from payment based solely on number of patients treated to one that factors in quality of treatment.  The End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP) is CMS’s first VBP initiative. The data for the ESRD Quality Incentive Program (QIP) comes from, but not limited, to CROWNWeb, the NHSN and the other CMS-designated data collection systems.

For more information please visit: ESRD Quality Incentive Program

For ESRD QIP information and materials for system users, please visit: Subsection in the ESRD Facilities section of QualityNet.org.

Initiative Contacts:


Jaya Bhargava, Ph.D., CPHQ
Operations Director

Krystle Gonzalez
Senior Data Coordinator