National Evaluation of the CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant Program: Final Project Report

Prepared for: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Rockville, MD

Contract HHSA29020090002191

Prepared by: Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC

Authors:

Mathematica Policy Research
Henry Ireys, PhD, Project Director
Joesph Zickafoose, MD, MS
Dana Petersen, PhD
Anna Christensen, PhD

Urban Institute
Rachel Burton MPP
Kelly Devers

Contents

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1. Overview
    CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant Program 
    Evaluation of the Demonstration Grant Program  
    Final Report
2. Synthesis of Key Findings by Category
    Category A Findings
    Category B Findings
    Category C Findings
    Category D Findings
    Category E Findings
    Cross-Cutting Findings
3. Observations About the Structure of the Demonstration Grant Program
    Allocation of Grant Program Resources
    Multistate Partnerships
    Payment and Other Approaches to Sustainability
    Grant Administration and Planning
    Grant Structure and Rigorous Evaluation
4. Observations About the Evaluation
    The Challenge of Impact Analyses
    Collaboration with Grantees
    Technical Expert Panel
    Development and Dissemination of Evaluation Findings
5. Conclusion
    Conclusion and Summary
6. Endnotes
    References and Notes
Appendixes
Appendix A. National Evaluation Team
Appendix B. Products Produced or Initiated by the National Evaluation Team
Appendix C. Obstacles to the Impact Analyses of Category C Projects

Copyright and Source Information

This contract final report was prepared for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality by Mathematica Policy Research under contract HHSA29020090002191. The statements and opinions presented herein are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

This report is in the public domain, and it may be used and reprinted without restriction. Citation as to source will be appreciated.

Page last reviewed November 2015
Page originally created October 2015
Internet Citation: National Evaluation of the CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant Program: Final Project Report. Content last reviewed November 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/demoeval/what-we-learned/final-report/index.html