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 VIII. Feasibility

Feasibility is the extent to which the data required for the measure are readily available, retrievable without undue burden, and can be implemented for performance measurement.10 Using the following sections, explain the methods used to determine the feasibility of implementing the measure.

VIII.A. Data Availability

VIII.A.1.  What is the availability of data in existing data systems? How readily are the data available?

«Data_Availability»  Character limit: 3800

VIII.A.2.  If data are not available in existing data systems or would be better collected from future data systems, what is the potential for modifying current data systems or creating new data systems to enhance the feasibility of the measure and facilitate implementation?

«Implementation_Opportunities»  Character limit: 3800

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VIII.B. Lessons from Use of the Measure

VIII.B.1.  Describe the extent to which the measure has been used or is in use, including the types of settings in which it has been used, and purposes for which it has been used.

«Extent of Use_of_Measure»  Character limit: 3800

VIII.B.2.  If the measure has been used or is in use, what methods, if any, have already been used to collect data for this measure?

«Data_collection_methods_used»  Character limit: 3800

VIII.B.3.  What lessons are available from the current or prior use of the measure?

«Lessons_Learned»  Character limit: 3800

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10. The definition is adapted from: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Quality Measurement and Health Assessment Group glossary, as part of the Measures Management System Measure Development Overview. Available at: http://www.cms.gov/MMS/19_MeasuresManagementSystemBlueprint.asp#TopOfPage. Accessed February 6, 2012.


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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-form8.html