Second Meeting of the Subcommittee on Quality Measures for Children's Healthcare in Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program
Dates: September 17-18, 2009
Location: Holiday Inn Capitol, 500 C Street, SW, Washington, DC.
Public Participation: Public participation was available via live webcast.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) National Advisory Council (NAC) has created the Subcommittee on Quality Measures for Children's Healthcare in Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). NAC Subcommittee meetings are open to the public. Select for a list of members.
Welcome by co-chairs
Introductions of Subcommittee of the AHRQ NAC (SNAC) members in attendance, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and AHRQ staff, and others in audience
Welcome from Cindy Mann, Director, Centers for Medicaid and State Operations (CMSO), CMS, and Carolyn Clancy, Director, AHRQ
Questions and Answers (Q&A) with Directors CMSO and AHRQ (Public participation invited)
Orientation to meeting goals: Summary of July meeting, and work done in the interim, goals of September meeting
Delphi II results:
Focus: Only measures that passed validity, feasibility, and importance criteria; Legislative context for balanced set
Public comment period (Public invited to make brief statements via webinar or in person)
Discuss relative merits of measures for a parsimonious set; voting
Plans for Day 2
Adjourn for the day
Informal self-pay dinner
Summary of Day 1 and plan for Day 2
Public comment (Public invited to make brief statements via webinar or in person)
Discuss relative merits of measures for a parsimonious set and voting (continued from Day 1)
Summary discussion—measure set as a whole
Summary of recommendations to NAC