Slide 13. Consensus on Criteria Definitions (continued)

Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Progress Report to the AHRQ National Advisory Council

Slide 13. Consensus on Criteria Definitions (continued)

  • Importance:
    • The measure should be actionable.
    • Cost of the condition to the Nation should be substantial.
    • Health care systems are clearly accountable for the quality problem assessed by the measure.
    • The extent of the quality problem should be substantial.
    • There should be documented variation in performance on the measure.
    • The measure should be representative of a class of quality problems: "sentinel measure" of quality of care provided for preventive care, mental health care, or dental care, etc.

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Current as of July 2009
Internet Citation: Slide 13. Consensus on Criteria Definitions (continued): Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Progress Report to the AHRQ National Advisory Council. July 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/chipraarch/chipra072209/schiff/schiffslide13.html