Introductory Remarks to the Subcommittee

This is the text version of introductory remarks by Dr. Carolyn Clancy for a slide presentation titled AHRQ NAC Subcommittee on Children's Healthcare Quality Measures for Medicaid and CHIP Programs presented on September 17, 2009.

This is the text version of introductory remarks by Dr. Carolyn Clancy for a slide presentation titled AHRQ NAC Subcommittee on Children's Healthcare Quality Measures for Medicaid and CHIP Programs presented on September 17, 2009.

  1. AHRQ NAC Subcommittee on Children's Healthcare Quality Measures for Medicaid and CHIP Programs
  2. Overview of AHRQ's Work in CHIPRA Quality — 2009-2013
  3. AHRQ, CMS, and Federal Partners
  4. Charge to this Subcommittee Charge VERY Focused
  5. Three Charges to the Subcommittee — July SNAC -- broadening
  6. Where We Are Now and What Happens Next
  7. How CHIPRA efforts fit: A model roadmap from measurement to improvement
  8. A Critical Piece: Transparency
  9. Thanks to...
  10. Thank you

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AHRQ NAC Subcommittee on Children's Healthcare Quality Measures for Medicaid and CHIP Programs

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Carolyn Clancy, MD Director, AHRQ Introductory Remarks September 17, 2009

Slide 2.

Overview of AHRQ's Work in CHIPRA Quality — 2009-2013

Slide text: Identification of initial core measure set. Pediatric quality measure development program. Identification of an improved core measure set. Evaluation of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) demonstration grants program. Development of a model pediatric electronic health record (EHR) format. Lead on Institute of Medicine (IOM) study.
◾Identification of initial core measure set. ◾Pediatric quality measure development program. ◾Identification of an improved core measure set. ◾Evaluation of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) demonstration grants program. ◾Development of a model pediatric electronic health record (EHR) format. ◾Lead on Institute of Medicine (IOM) study.

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AHRQ, CMS, and Federal Partners

Photograph of children playing soccer.
Photograph of children playing soccer.

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Charge to this Subcommittee Charge VERY Focused

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◾Recommend to NAC initial core health care quality measurement set for Medicaid and CHIP programs. ◾Core set must be posted for public comment by January 1, 2010. Subcommittee charter expires December 31, 2009.

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Three Charges to the Subcommittee—July SNAC—broadening

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1.Provide guidance on criteria for identification of initial core set. 2.Provide guidance on a strategy for identifying additional measures in use for consideration. 3.Review and apply criteria to compilation of measures [currently in use by Medicaid/CHIP]. Note: To the right of the bulleted list is a drawing of people holding up their left hands.

Slide 6.

Where We Are Now and What Happens Next

Timeline showing the progression of the NAC Subcommittee and what is planned for the future. The timeline is from January to December 2009. The timeline events are as listed below this image.
January 2009: Law passed, CMS-AHRQ partnership established. July 2009: Subcommitee #1. August 2009: More Measures, Research, Delphi II scoring. September 2009: Subcommittee Meeting #2. September 2009: Brief Letter Report to NAC. October 2009: First full draft of initial core set for Federal review. November 2009: NAC update. December 2009: Final for posting (December 24).

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How CHIPRA efforts fit: A model roadmap from measurement to improvement

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◾Resources and directions:◦Core measures. ◦Reporting. ◦Care and systems improvements. ◦Improvements in measures. ◦Evaluation. ◾Leadership and coordination.

Slide 8.

A Critical Piece: Transparency

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◾Public meetings:◦July 22-23, NAC July 24. ◦Reporting. ◦September 17-18:◾Public Webcast. ◾Email your comments any time: CHIPRAqualitymeasures@ahrq.hhs.gov http://www.ahrq.gov/chip/chipraact.htm

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Thanks to...

Rita Mangione-Smith and Jeff Schiff; Other subcommittee members; Paper authors; Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network; Public.
◾Rita Mangione-Smith and Jeff Schiff. ◾Other subcommittee members. ◾Paper authors. ◾Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network. ◾Public.

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Thank you

Questions?
Questions?
Current as of October 2009
Internet Citation: Introductory Remarks to the Subcommittee. October 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/chipraarch/snac091709/snac091709slides.html