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Adult Core Set Reporting Resources

How States Voluntarily Report Medicaid Adult Core Set Measures

States can voluntarily collect the 2021 Adult Core Set (PDF, 191.12 KB) measures by using the 2021 Technical Specifications and Resource Manual (PDF, 1.38 MB). A summary of updates (PDF, 62.24 KB) to the adult core set technical specifications and resource manual for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2021 is also available.

Additional Reporting Resources

Archived Reporting Resources

For the 2020 technical specifications and value set directories, please email MACQualityTA@cms.hhs.gov.

Technical Assistance and Analytic Support Program

CMS is committed to supporting states’ efforts to measure and improve the quality of health care for children and adults enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP. To increase the number of states consistently collecting, reporting, and using the Medicaid Adult Core Set measures, CMS established the Technical Assistance and Analytic Support (TA/AS) Program with an award of a contract to Mathematica Policy Research. Mathematica – teamed with the National Committee for Quality Assurance and the Center for Health Care Strategies – works with CMS to support states’ adult health care quality measurement and improvement efforts. The overarching goals are to increase the number of states consistently collecting and uniformly reporting the voluntary core measures set, and to help states understand how to use these data to improve the quality of care for adults. As part of the technical assistance effort, CMS will share promising practices for collecting the core measures with states. For more information, see the Technical Assistance and Analytical Support Program fact sheet (PDF, 290.5 KB).

Questions or requests for technical assistance related to the Medicaid Adult Core Set or quality improvement initiatives can be submitted to MACQualityTA@cms.hhs.gov

Technical Assistance Webinars

Additional Technical Assistance Resources