Measurement and Reporting Tools

Resources for Policymakers on Measurement and Reporting Tools

Common Formats

Consumer Assessment Surveys

The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) program is a multi-year initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to support and promote the assessment of consumers' experiences with health care.

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)

HCUP is the Nation’s most comprehensive source of hospital data, including information on in-patient care, ambulatory care, and emergency department visits. HCUP enables researchers, insurers, policymakers and others to study health care delivery and patient outcomes over time, and at the national, regional, State, and community levels.

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