Slide 3. The Time for Action Is Now

CMS and AHRQ Partnership Overview

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  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and States are committed to improve the quality of care for Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries.
  • Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Government Accountability Office reports, as well as many recent articles on quality agree: there is significant opportunity for improvement in the quality of care for children eligible for Medicaid and CHIP.
  • If the CMS vision is successful, more than 48 million low-income children, families, and aged, blind and disabled individuals across the country will move closer toward receiving the right care, for every person every time.


Page last reviewed July 2009
Internet Citation: Slide 3. The Time for Action Is Now: CMS and AHRQ Partnership Overview. July 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.