Next week, CMS is implementing a mandatory Inpatient Quality Reporting Total Hip and Knee Replacement PROMs Performance Measure (IQR THA/TKA PRO-PM) for THA and TKA. The goal of this measure is to quantify pain and functional improvements with validated PROMs to improve patient lives. PROMs Performance Measure (IQR THA/TKAPRO-PM) can be submitted to CMS via AJRR and contains three new data elements, including Medicare beneficiary ID, narcotics used ≥90 days and the person completing assessment. For the 2027 payment year, the performance period begins July 1, 2024 and the pre-op data collection window begins April 2, 2024. AAHKS has several resources to guide members through implementation:

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