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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Case Example: Hudson Health Plan: Rewarding Quality Diabetes Management

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Measure Reward
Blood pressure $15 for screening and $35 for BP<130/80 or $20 for <140/90 or $15 for ≥ 10 mmHg decrease in one and goal in the other
Smoking cessation counseling $15
A1C testing and control $15 for screening and $35 for A1C<7 or $20 for A1C<9 or $15 for evidence of drug tx
LDL-C testing and control $15 for screening and $35 for LDL<100 or $20 for LDL<130 or $15 for evidence of drug tx
Documentation of albuminuria; ACE/ARB treatment if positive $15 for screening and $35 for negative test, evidence of drug tx, evidence of contraindication, or nephrology consult
Retinal exam $15 for exam with documentation of result
Pheumococcal vaccine $10
Flu shot $10


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