Fraser and Sniegoski Slide 40

AHRQ and the Science of Public Reporting

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

Science of Public Reporting Initiative: The Structure

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  • A partnership among AHRQ, ASPE [the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation], CMS [Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services].
  • Funded through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Section 3014 for 2011-2014.
  • Combination of grants, contracts, Full Time Equivalents (FTEs) to:
    • Build the science.
    • Create a user's group.
    • Facilitate use of new evidence.
  • Related Activities:
    • Coordination Group from ASPE, AHRQ, CMS to:
      • Create a national reporting strategy.
      • Coordinate on quality measurement and assessment.
    • HHS [Department of Health & Human Services] Quality Measures inventory.
    • Inventory of potential data sources for public reporting.
    • Analyses to track changes in provider performance on reported measures.

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Current as of November 2012
Internet Citation: Fraser and Sniegoski Slide 40: AHRQ and the Science of Public Reporting. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-07-nac/frasersniegoski/frasersl40.html