TITLE

Quality Measures Being Developed for Kid Care

AUTHOR(S)
Karash, Julius A.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2009, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces the reauthorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) by U.S. federal lawmakers requiring the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to develop quality measures for children covered under the two program. It says that the AHRQ has convened a panel which will develop a draft set of core measures to be published for public consultation by the end of 2009.
ACCESSION #
44499140

 

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