Availability of Services

The following list presents children's health care quality measures from the AHRQ-CMS Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP). These measures have been developed by the PQMP Centers of Excellence (COEs). The list includes links to brief measure fact sheets and full reports, as well as technical specifications and other supporting documents as they become available.

Measure Developer: Mount Sinai Collaboration for Advancing Pediatric Quality Measures (CAPQuaM)

High-Risk Obstetrics

Subcategory/Measure Products Measure Technical Specifications and Other Supporting Documents*
Assessing the Availability of the Preconception Component of High-Risk Obstetrical Services by Estimating the Use of Teratogenic Medications Before and During Pregnancy Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.
High-Risk Deliveries at Facilities with 24/7 In-House Physicians Capable of Safely Managing Labor and Delivery, and Performing a Cesarean Section, Including an Emergent Cesarean Section Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.
High-Risk Deliveries at Facilities with 24/7 In-House Physician Coverage Dedicated to the Obstetrical Service by a Qualified Anesthesiologist Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.
High-Risk Deliveries at Facilities with 24/7 In-House Blood Banking/Transfusion Services Available Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.
High-Risk Deliveries at Facilities with Level 3 or Higher NICU Services Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.
Availability of Outpatient Department (OPD) Maternal Fetal Medicine and Specialty Care for Women with High-Risk Pregnancies Fact Sheet (PDF, 652 KB)
Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request)
In preparation for posting—available upon request.
Availability of Multidisciplinary OPD Care for Women with High-Risk Pregnancies Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.

*Persons using assistive technology may not be able to fully access information in these files. For assistance, please contact Lawrence Kleinman, Collaboration for Advancing Pediatric Quality Measures, at lxk232@case.edu.

Measure Developer: Quality Measurement, Evaluation, Testing, Review, and Implementation Consortium (Q-METRIC)

Availability of Specialty Services for Children

Subcategory/Measure Products Measure Technical Specifications and Other Supporting Documents
Reporting of CAHPS Data Regarding Availability of Specialist Care for Children on Medicaid Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.
Reporting of Supplemental CAHPS Data Regarding Availability of Treatment or Counseling Services for Children on Medicaid Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.
Access to Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Neurodevelopmental Pediatricians, and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.
Access to Outpatient Specialty Care for Children Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.
Access to Outpatient Dental Care Full Report (In preparation for posting—available upon request) In preparation for posting—available upon request.

Persons using assistive technology may not be able to fully access information in these files. For assistance, please contact the Pediatric Quality Measures Program at PQMP@ahrq.hhs.gov

Page last reviewed October 2017
Page originally created April 2017
Internet Citation: Availability of Services. Content last reviewed October 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/pqmp/measures/availability-of-services.html