Development of Quality Indicators for the Home and Community-Based Services Population: Technical Report – AHRQ Quality Indicators – June 2012

Posted on January 2, 2013. Filed under: Clin Governance / Risk Mgmt / Quality, Community Services | Tags: , , |

Development of Quality Indicators for the Home and Community-Based Services Population: Technical Report – AHRQ Quality Indicators – June 2012

Prepared by: Ellen Schultz, Sheryl M. Davies, Kathryn M. McDonald, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University.  This project was funded by a contract from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

“Purpose

These quality indicators (QIs) are intended to reflect the health and well-being of beneficiaries receiving home and community-based services (HCBS) through state Medicaid programs. The indicators focus on the well being of HCBS beneficiaries as reflected by potentially preventable hospitalizations. These include hospitalizations for specific conditions associated with chronic disease exacerbation and progression as well as poor access to care and support services.”

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