Perinatal Care

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: Pediatric Measurement Center of Excellence (PMCoE)

Prenatal Care

Subcategory/Measure Products Measure Technical Specifications and Other Supporting Documents*
Behavioral Health Risk Assessment for Pregnant Women Fact Sheet (PDF, 325 KB)
Full Report (PDF, 352 KB)
Measure Technical Specifications (PDF, 62 KB)
Behavior Coding (XLS, 187 KB)
Additional References for PMCoE Perinatal CHIPRA Project (PDF, 56 KB)
Maternity Care Performance Measurement Set (PDF, 485 KB)
Written Statement (PDF, 100 KB)
BMI Assessment and Recommended Weight Gain Fact Sheet (PDF, 634 KB)
Full Report (PDF, 157 KB)
Measure Technical Specifications (PDF, 57 KB)
BMI Coding (XLS, 163 KB)
Additional References for PMCoE Perinatal CHIPRA Project (PDF, 57 KB)
Maternity Care Performance Measurement Set (PDF, 486 KB)
Written Statement (PDF, 103 KB)
Establishment of Gestational Age Full Report (PDF, 139 KB) Specifications (PDF, 53 KB)
Additional Specifications (PDF, 292 KB)
Written Statement (PDF, 119 KB)
Prenatal Care Screening Full Report (PDF, 546 KB) Specifications (PDF, 176 KB)
Additional Specifications (PDF, 722 KB)
Written Statement (PDF, 119 KB)

Childbirth/Delivery

Subcategory/Measure Products Measure Technical Specifications and Other Supporting Documents*
Episiotomy (Overuse) Fact Sheet (PDF, 31852 KB)
Full Report (PDF, 136 KB)
Measure Technical Specifications (PDF, 52 KB)
Episiotomy Coding (XLS, 180 KB)
Additional References for PMCoE Perinatal CHIPRA Project (PDF, 56 KB)
Maternity Care Performance Measurement Set (PDF, 488 KB)
Written Statement (PDF, 97 KB)
Cesarean Delivery for Nulliparous Women Fact Sheet (PDF, 337 KB)
Full Report (PDF, 136 KB )
Measure Technical Specifications (PDF, 63 KB)
Cesarean Coding (XLS, 181 KB)
Additional References for PMCoE Perinatal CHIPRA Project (PDF, 56 KB)
Maternity Care Performance Measurement Set (PDF,485 KB)
Written Statement (PDF, 100 KB)

Postpartum Care

Subcategory/Measure Products Measure Technical Specifications and Other Supporting Documents*
Postpartum Follow-up and Care Coordination Fact Sheet (PDF, 335 KB)
Full Report (PDF, 162 KB)
Measure Technical Specifications (PDF, 81 KB)
Postpartum Coding (XLS, 230 KB)
Additional References for PMCoE Perinatal CHIPRA Project (PDF, 56 KB)
Maternity Care Performance Measurement Set (PDF, 485 KB)
Written Statement (PDF, 100 KB)

*Persons using assistive technology may not be able to fully access information in these files. For assistance, please contact Ramesh Sachdeva, Pediatric Measurement Center of Excellence, at SachdevR@upstate.edu.

 

Page last reviewed October 2017
Page originally created April 2017
Internet Citation: Perinatal Care. Content last reviewed October 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/pqmp/measures/perinatal-care.html