Participate in The Palliative Care Quality Collaborative

The PCQC is working to finalize data use agreements (DUAs) and business associates agreements (BAAs). Once available, those will be shared on this page.

If you would like to be the first to hear emerging information, sign up below.

Benefits of Participation

Reasons to join the PCQC:

  • Improve patient care through rapid cycle quality improvement
  • Explore EHR integration
  • Empower palliative care service providers to demonstrate their value to health systems
  • Assure the quality of palliative care services
  • Create a national peer network and collaborative quality projects
  • Design, test and implement quality measures that matter for seriously ill patients
  • Collect and report data on quality measures in value-based purchasing agreements with payers
  • Create a learning health system for the seriously ill
  • Ensure that data from different providers measures the same thing – using a standardized approach to increase confidence, consistency, reliability, and benchmarking capabilities
  • Improve palliative care research efforts


What is the fee associated with becoming a PCQC member?

Participation in program-level data collection (structures and processes) that is currently offered by the National Palliative Care Registry™ at no cost will remain free for all palliative care organizations. Participation in the patient-level data registry and quality collaborative will have a fee, similar to GPCQA and PCQN's current membership structure.

Membership with access to program-level data: Free

Membership with access to program-level AND patient-level data: $6,000 per program per year; discounts may apply. Sign-up by February 1, 2021 to receive an early bird discount of 25% off standard membership for your first two years!

Entity: Standard rate
per program per year  
Early-bird rate
per program per year  
System/ Hospital/ Hospice $6,000 $4,500
Safety net program $4,000 $3,500
Stand-alone pediatric program  $4,000 $3,500

*Volume discounts may apply for bulk purchases. Please contact Lance Mueller for additional information This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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