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Quality of Care Performance Measurement

Quality measures seek to measure the degree to which evidence-based treatment guidelines are followed, where indicated, and assess the results of care. The use of quality measurement helps strengthen accountability and support performance improvement initiatives at numerous levels. These measures can be used to demonstrate a variety of activities and health care outcomes for particular populations such as Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees. 

Performance Measurement Areas of Focus: