Quality Measures

Improve the care of your patients by using the AAN's quality measurement sets, reporting initiatives, and other resources.

Measure Opportunities

The AAN's new measure set on inpatient and emergency care is now available for public comment. Submit your comments by March 6, 2016.

Apply to be on the Child Neurology Measure Work Group. This work group will focus on creating a new set of measures for children with neurologic disorders. Some topics included are epilepsy, headache, movement disorders, cerebral palsy, Tourette/tics, spasticity, and others. View the work group description and requirements. Applications are due on February 29.

The AAN released a new muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis measure sets on September 2, 2015, Listen to the MD webinar and the MS webinar to learn more on how to implement these measures in practice.

Be part of the process and submit an idea for a future measurement set or volunteer your time to be part of the next measurement development workgroup. All workgroup applicants are asked to complete a nomination and conflict of interest form.

All Measures

Use these quality measurement sets for important neurologic conditions.

Neurology Measurement Sets

Find out more about neurology-specific quality measurement sets: 

Measurement Sets In Progress

Preview of measurements currently in progress:

  • Dementia Update
  • Inpatient & Emergent Neurology
  • Parkinson's Disease Update
  • Stroke
Future Measurement Sets

Interested in developing measurement sets that affect your patients and your practice? Check back often to apply for a work group position. Download application materials.

  • All Neurology (Summer 2015)
  • Child Neurology (Spring 2016)

How Measures Are Developed

Gain an understanding of how the AAN develops clinical quality measures relevant to a neurology practice.

Partnering Organizations
AAN and Measure Development

How to Use a Measure

Learn how quality measures are integrated into public and private payer programs.

Meaningful Use

The Medicare (and Medicaid) EHR Incentive Program will provide incentive payments to eligible professionals, hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)

The Medicare PQRS program is a pay for reporting program offering a .5-percent incentive payment through 2014.


Let the AAN's NeuroPI modules guide you step-by-step through an online performance improvement project of your choice.

Patient And Clinical Data Registries

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