Academy Member Selected to Serve on CMS Technical Expert Panel

02/20/2020 - Academy Past President Jessie Pavlinac, MS, RD, CSR, LD has been selected to serve on a Technical Expert Panel to inform the development of a quality measure related to delay in progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). This new measure is being designed for use in Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation models focused on Medicare beneficiaries with CKD. Having an RDN on the panel ensures visibility for the important role of cost-effective MNT services for this population and could positively impact utilization of and payment for RDN services.