Profiles of Comparative Reports on Health Care Quality and Costs

This resource provides illustrative examples of web-based comparative reports for consumers on the quality and costs of care from health plans, hospitals, physicians, dialysis facilities, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, and other providers. Organizations that are developing comparative reports can use these examples to better understand the variety of content and data presentation strategies.

Types of Comparative Report

Criteria for Inclusion

The examples have been reviewed to ensure that they are designed for consumers, publicly available, and include comparative data on quality for more than one health organization or provider. The decision to include or exclude a report in this resource is not a judgment on the part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the effectiveness or value of any report.

Page last reviewed December 2016
Page originally created December 2016
Internet Citation: Profiles of Comparative Reports on Health Care Quality and Costs. Content last reviewed December 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cahps/consumer-reporting/rcc/index.html