Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 44

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: Table 44

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Tricia Kurtz
ORGANIZATION:   The National Committee for Quality Assurance
TELEPHONE:   (202) 955-5186
NAME OF STUDY:   Chronic Care Performance Measures for External Reporting Requirements
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Cary Sennett
FUNDING SOURCE:   RWJ Chronic Care Initiatives in HMOs
PROJECT DATES:   January 1, 1996 - June 1997
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   What performance measures should be used to assess how well health plans are caring for their members with the following conditions: major depression, coronary artery disease, childhood asthma, and diabetes?
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   NCQA is coordinating the work of health plan-based research centers. The centers are organized into teams around the four chronic conditions listed above. The teams have collaborated on a methodology for identifying and developing the measures. Once developed, the measures will be reviewed by an NCQA-HEDIS committee on performance measurement.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   Reports describing the performance measures are due in June of 1997.