Background Report on 2013 Retirement of Measures from the Child Core Set

Summary Report

This report describes the process used by AHRQ's Subcommittee on Quality Measures for Children's Healthcare for Medicaid and CHIP (SNAC) to review and assess measures in the initial core set of health care quality measures for children (child core set) and identify those measures appropriate for retirement.


Prepared by:

RTI International
Research Triangle Park, NC 

Contents

Abstract
Background
Methods
Results
Conclusions
References

Appendixes
Appendix A. Members of the 2013 AHRQ Subcommittee to the National Advisory Council on Children's Health Quality Measures (SNAC)
Appendix B. Initial Core Set Measures Considered for Retirement by 2013 SNAC
Appendix C. Definitions for Prevalence/Incidence and Cost/Utilization per Measure
Appendix D. Example Analytic Report Template for Measures Considered for Retirement
Appendix E. SNAC Scoring Results and Retirement Recommendations
Appendix F. Discussion or Rationale Related to Each Measure

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This report was prepared for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) by RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, under contract HHSA290201100004C. The opinions expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Page last reviewed February 2014
Internet Citation: Background Report on 2013 Retirement of Measures from the Child Core Set: Summary Report. February 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/measure_retirement/index.html