Candidate Measure Submission Form (CPCF)

CHIPRA Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP)

The CHIPRA Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP) Candidate Measure Submission Form (CPCF) was approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act.  The OMB Control Number is 0935-0205 and the Expiration Date is December 31, 2015.

Section VI. Scientific Soundness of the Measure

Explain the methods used to determine the scientific soundness of the measure itself.  Include results of all tests of validity and reliability, including description(s) of the study sample(s) and methods used to arrive at the results. Note how characteristics of other data systems, data sources, or eligible populations may affect reliability and validity.

VI.A. Reliability

Reliability of the measure is the extent to which the measure results are reproducible when conditions remain the same. The method for establishing the reliability of a measure will depend on the type of measure, data source, and other factors.  Explain your rationale for selecting the methods you have chosen, show how you used the methods chosen, and provide information on the results (e.g., the Kappa statistic).  Provide appropriate citations to justify methods.

«Reliability» Character limit: 7500

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VI.B. Validity

Validity of the measure is the extent to which the measure meaningfully represents the concept being evaluated. The method for establishing the validity of a measure will depend on the type of measure, data source, and other factors.  Explain your rationale for selecting the methods you have chosen, show how you used the methods chosen, and provide information on the results (e.g., R2 for concurrent validity).  Provide appropriate citations to justify methods.

«Validity» Character limit: 7500

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Current as of December 2013
Internet Citation: Candidate Measure Submission Form (CPCF): CHIPRA Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP). December 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/cpcf-form6.html