Develop Quality Measures for Use in Federal Programs

Create processes for the development of quality measures involving input from multiple stakeholders and for selecting quality measures to be used in reporting to and payment under federal health programs. These quality measures will include outcome measures for providers and hospitals (measures of acute and chronic diseases, and primary and preventive care). Grant program for quality measure development is funded 2010–2014; quality measures must first be made available by December 1, 2011.

Source: The Common Wealth Fund