Origin of NHQR
- Health and Human Services Secretary required to submit annual report to Congress:
- National trends in health care quality (National Healthcare Quality Report, or NHQR).
- Prevailing disparities in health care delivery as it relates to racial factors and socioeconomic factors in priority populations (National Healthcare Disparities Report, or NHDR).
Mandated by Congress in Healthcare Research and Quality Act (PL. 106-129)
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