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Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification

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Detail of Performance Analysis Table

Care Management Portfolio

Long-term Goal: Increase the delivery of evidence-based treatments for acute and chronic conditions, through research and research syntheses; development of tools; identification of effective implementation strategies; and promotion of effective policies.

Performance Measures Targets Actual Performance Reference*

By 2010, we will:

  • Increase by 15% the proportion of patients with diabetes, coronary heart disease (including acute myocardial infarction) and asthma who receive effective treatments.
  • Reduce disparities in effective care delivered to different populations.
  • Increase the proportion of patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes and asthma who practice self-care.
  • Increase the proportion of clinicians who have access to evidence-based tools to guide treatment decisions.



FY 2006:
Begin interventions through partnerships with Federal and State agencies, professional societies, plans and purchasers.

FY 2005:
Develop partnerships with 2-4 large delivery systems (States, health plans, purchasers) to improve outcomes and reduce disparities for 1 to 3 specific chronic diseases.
Synthesize evidence on interventions, burden of disease, gaps in care and costs; agree on outcome measures to be tracked.
Establish trends in National Quality Report categories.

FY 2004:
Award contract under REACHES initiative to identify most important changes in healthcare, barriers to change, and AHRQ roles assisting change through partnerships with policymakers, purchasers, plans, systems, providers, and patients.
Report on progress in core measure set in National Quality Report and National Disparities Report.
Identify private sector data to be used in future reports.
Synthesize evidence on interventions on improving diabetes and hypertension care.















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* SG = Strategic Goal; HP = Healthy People

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