Key Lessons from the National Evaluation of the CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant Program

Final Summary

Prepared for:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Rockville, MD 20850.

Prepared by:

Mathematica Policy Research
Washington, DC.

Contract No. HHSA29020090002191

Authors:

Mathematica Policy Research: Henry Ireys, PhD, Joseph Zickafoose, MD, MS

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Cindy Brach, MPP, Linda Bergofsky, MSW, MBA

Urban Institute: Kelly Devers, PhD, Rachel Burton, MPP

AcademyHealth: Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP, Ellen Albritton

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Copyright Information

This report was prepared for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) by Mathematica Policy Research and its partners the Urban Institute and AcademyHealth under contract HHSA29020090002191. This document is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without permission.

The authors of this report are responsible for its content. No statement in the report should be construed as an official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Acknowledgments

We appreciate the invaluable contributions of key staff of the national evaluation team, Anna Christensen, PhD; Grace Anglin, MPH; Dana Petersen, PhD; Tricia Higgins, PhD; and the many others at Mathematica Policy Research, the Urban Institute, and AcademyHealth whose efforts made this publication possible. We also thank our colleagues at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Karen LLanos, Elizabeth Hill, and Barbara Dailey; the members of our Technical Expert Panel who provided sage advice over the years; staff and stakeholders at the demonstration States; and our editor at AHRQ, Mary Grady.

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