Document Type

Report

Publication Date

4-2014

Keywords

Office of MaineCare Services, IHOC, Vermont

Publication Title

Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC)

Abstract

In Maine, a key objective of the IHOC CHIPRA demonstration grant is to collect and report on the Initial Core Set of Children’s Health Care Quality Measures (referred to as the “CHIPRA Core Measures”), a set of 24 standardized, evidence-based measures identified by CMS for use by State Medicaid and CHIP programs. This report presents the results of the 18 CHIPRA Core Measures that were collected using MaineCare claims, Vital Statistics or survey data and reported to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for FFY 2013. Also included in this report are an additional three measures from the IHOC project’s Master List of Pediatric Measures. In addition to presenting results in graphs and narrative, this report provides measure definitions and background information about each measure topic.

Funding Organization or Grant

This work was conducted under a Cooperative Agreement between the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine and is funded under grant CFDA 93.767 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) authorized by Section 401(d) of the Child Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA).

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