Guideline and Measure Summaries


The National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) and National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) websites, including the primary content of guideline and measure summaries, respectively, are no longer available.

As a courtesy to our federal partner, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, who supported the availability of NQMC for the last two years (FY16 and FY17), we provide direct access to their quality measures content:

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Inclusion Criteria

Lists the inclusion criteria that needed to be met for inclusion in both NGC and NQMC.

Domain Framework

Explains the classification of measures in the NQMC

Domain Definitions

List of definitions of terms in the NQMC domain framework

Page last reviewed July 2018
Page originally created July 2018
Internet Citation: Guideline and Measure Summaries. Content last reviewed July 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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