Candidate Measure Submission Form (CPCF)

CHIPRA Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP)

The CHIPRA Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP) Candidate Measure Submission Form (CPCF) was approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act.  The OMB Control Number is 0935-0205 and the Expiration Date is December 31, 2015.

Section II: Detailed Measure Specifications

Provide sufficient detail to describe how a measure would be calculated from the recommended data sources, either by uploading a separate document or by providing a link to a URL in the field below. Examples of detailed measure specifications can be found in the CHIPRA Initial Core Set Technical Specifications Manual 2011 published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.6  Although submission of formal programming code or algorithms that demonstrate how a measure would be calculated from a query of an appropriate electronic data source are not requested at this time, the availability of these resources may be a factor in determining whether a measure can be recommended for use.

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6. Initial Core Set of Children's Health Care Quality Measures: Technical Specifications and Resource Manual for Federal Fiscal Year 2011 Reporting. Available at and

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Page last reviewed December 2013
Page originally created March 2013
Internet Citation: Candidate Measure Submission Form (CPCF). Content last reviewed December 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.