AHRQ NAC Subcommittee on Children's Healthcare Quality Measures for Medicaid and CHIP Programs
Why AHRQ Wanted to be Engaged in CHIPRA Quality
Quality is in our name and mission.
Children are a priority population for AHRQ.
Quality Measurement Expertise:
— Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Systems (CAHPS®)
— Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Quality Indicators
— Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Quality Measures
— Annual reports
— Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (CHIRI™)
Quality Improvement Expertise:
— Health information technology (Health IT) portfolio
— Patient safety portfolio
— Prevention/care management portfolio
— Value portfolio
— Innovations in research and evaluation methods
Link from Comparative Effectiveness Research to Quality.