Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality August 22, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Information on Quality Measurement Enabled by Health IT-Extension Date for Responses
Document Number: 2012-20550
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-22
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) requests information from the Public, including diversified stakeholders (health information technology (IT) system developers, including vendors; payers, quality measure developers, end-users, clinicians, health care consumers) regarding current successful strategies and challenges regarding quality measurement enabled by health IT. Quality measurementthe assessment of the timeliness, completeness and appropriateness of preventive services, diagnostic services, and treatment provided in health carehas been most generally conducted via paper chart information capture, manual chart abstraction, and the analysis of administrative claims data. Through this notice, the comment period has been extended. The subject matter content remains unchanged from the original notice which was previously published on July 20, 2012 (www.GPO.gov/fdsys/PKG/FR-2012-07-20/html/2012-17530.htm)