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Follow-up After Emergency Department Visits for Asthma

  • This process measure seeks to capture follow up after asthma-related emergency department (ED) visits for children with asthma after discharge from the ED, as recommended by the NHLBI 2007 guidelines. This measure assesses the percentage of asthma-related ED visits for children ages 3-21 with a follow-up visit with a primary care clinician or an asthma subspecialist within 14 days of discharge from the ED, within the reporting year, for patients who are enrolled in the health plan for two consecutive months following the ED visit. 

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Asthma in Younger Adults Admission Rate (PQI 15)

  • Admissions for a principal diagnosis of asthma per 100,000 population, ages 18 to 39 years. Excludes admissions with an indication of cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system, obstetric admissions, and transfers from other institutions.

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CAHPS Clinician & Group Surveys (CG-CAHPS) Version 3.0 -Adult, Child

  • The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Clinician & Group Survey 3.0 (CG-CAHPS) is a standardized survey instrument that asks patients to report on their experiences with primary or specialty care received from providers and their staff in ambulatory care settings over the preceding 6 months.

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CAHPS® Hospice Survey, Version 9.0

  • The measures submitted here are derived from the CAHPS® Hospice Survey, which is a 47-item standardized questionnaire and data collection methodology. The survey is intended to measure the care experiences of hospice patients and their primary caregivers. Respondents to the survey are the primary informal caregivers of patients who died under hospice care. These are typically family members but can be friends. The hospice identifies the primary informal caregiver from their administrative records.

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Children Who Receive Preventive Medical Visits

  • Assesses how many medical preventive visits in a 12 month period, such as a physical exam or well-child check-up (does not include visits related to specific illnesses)

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Children With a Usual Source for Care When Sick

  • Whether child has a source of care that is known and continuous (categorized as a doctor´s office, hospital outpatient department, clinic or health center, school, friend or relative, some other place, or a telephone advice line)

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