Health: Quality Improvement & Delivery Reform


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Official Source Documents

May 11, 2012 — CMS Annual Proposed and Final Rules for IPPS and Relevant Correction Notices: Fiscal Year 2013

December 5, 2011 — CMS Final Regulations on Availability of Medicare Data for Performance Measurement

April 12, 2011 — HHS Partnership for Patients Initiative Pledge and List of Supporters

April 12, 2011 — HHS Partnership for Patients Initiative Fact Sheet

October 15, 2010 — National Quality Forum/National Priorities Partnership Final Recommendations to HHS

October 29, 2007 — New York State/CIGNA Settlement on Physician Performance Measurement, Reporting and Tiering Programs

October 29, 2007 — Proposed New York State/CIGNA Physician Performance Reporting Criteria

November 17, 2006 — Statement of Support for HHS "Four Cornerstones of Value-Driven Health Care" Initiative

November 17, 2006 — HHS Letter to CEOs Regarding "Four Cornerstones of Value-Driven Health Care" Initiative

November 17, 2006 — Frequently Asked Questions Regarding "Four Cornerstones of Value-Driven Health Care" Initiative

November 17, 2006 — Sample Request for Information Regarding "Four Cornerstones of Value-Driven Health Care" Initiative

September 30, 2006 — "Better Care, Lower Cost" HHS Booklet on Health Care Quality and Transparency

August 24, 2006 — Draft Summary of the HHS Health Transparency Summit

August 23, 2006 — White House Executive Order: Promoting Quality and Efficient Health Care in Federal Government Administered or Sponsored Health Care Programs

August 23, 2006 — White House Fact Sheet: Health Care Transparency: Empowering Consumers to Save on Quality Care

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