Evaluation of the Use of AHRQ and Other Quality Indicators

Figure 3.5. Sample AHRQ QI Report Used by an Insurance Company for Pay-for-Performance (Text Description)

Figure 3.5. depicts a sample table of an AHRQ QI report used by an insurance company to report pay-for-performance data. The data contained in this graph is in the following table.

Hospital NR Sig Cases At Risk Rate APO
110—Posoperative PE or DVT
2135 C 25 5294 0.47 0.68
2020 C 8 1835 0.44 0.70
10th Percentile 0.79
2101 A 18 2007 0.90 0.83
2014 A 31 3772 0.82 0.88
2007 D 19 2263 0.84 0.92
2094 D 21 2226 0.94 0.92
2108 D 8 1393 0.57 0.96
2010 D 29 3048 0.95 1.01
2107 D 36 3541 1.02 1.06
Cohort Average 1.12
2099 D 18 1494 1.20 1.19
2114 D 29 1837 1.58 1.21
2040 D 17 1860 0.91 1.22
2058 D 22 1797 1.22 1.32
2337 D 61 3928 1.55 1.33
2118 D 24 1636 1.47 1.37
2075 B 29 2870 1.01 1.55
90th Percentile 1.55
2149 B 60 2955 2.03 1.56
2225 C 51 2126 2.40 1.97

Notes: Confidence Interval Designations
A = Significant Difference at 80%
B = Significant Difference at 90%
C = Significant Difference at 95%
D = No Significant Difference vs. Cohort Average

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