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Integrated Care Program: Performance Measures Recommendations, Resource Paper


Description

This 24-page report outlines recommendations for a manageable number of performance measures that States can use to assure the quality of integrated care in their contracts with special needs plans, which offer significant new opportunities to integrate Medicaid and Medicare coverage for beneficiaries who are dually eligible.

This report addresses the following topics:

  • Overview of performance measurement for integrated care programs
  • Center for Health Care Strategies Performance Measurement Workgroup
  • Recommended measures
    • Functional status
    • Care coordination
    • Care transitions
    • Behavioral health
    • Safety/nursing home eligible
  • Next steps for States
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.chcs.org/usr_doc/ICP_Resource_Paper.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat Reader® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

Funding Sources

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 06/2006
  • Original Summary: 08/2006
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Last updated: April 11, 2008.