Developing Quality Measures for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Schizophrenia: Final Report. II. the Development of Schizophrenia Quality Measures: a Chronology

01/30/2012

In developing new quality measures to assess the quality and appropriateness of care for Medicaid enrollees with schizophrenia, Mathematica and NCQA carried out the following tasks under guidance from ASPE:

  1. Identified appropriate measure topics and concepts through an environmental scan and a review of the literature.

  2. Defined and developed measure specifications.

  3. Convened meetings of the project TAG.

  4. Field-tested measures with key stakeholders.

  5. Posted the measures for public comment.

  6. Pilot-tested measures and evaluated the reliability and validity of measures using Medicaid claims data.

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