Slide 6. Origins of NHQR & NHDR

2009 State Snapshots

Slide presentation describes the 2009 State Snapshots.

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  • Health and Human Services Secretary required to submit annual report to Congress:
    • NHQR: National Healthcare Quality Report—national trends in health care quality
    • NHDR: National Healthcare Disparities Report—disparities in health care delivery
      • Racial and socioeconomic groups
      • Other priority populations
  • First reports released in 2003.

Mandated by Congress in Healthcare Research and Quality Act (PL. 106-129).

Image: A photograph of the Capitol dome.


Page last reviewed August 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 6. Origins of NHQR & NHDR: 2009 State Snapshots. August 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.