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President's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry

Subcommittee on Quality Measurement


  • Sheila Leatherman,Chair.
  • Ben Lytle.
  • Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D.
  • Beverly Malone, Ph.D.
  • Paul Montrone, Ph.D.
  • Thomas Reardon, M.D.
  • Alan Weil, J.D.

Issues of Framework for the Subcommittee:

  • assessment of methods of measuring the quality of care including performance measures used to assess the quality of health plans, hospitals and physicians.
  • need for quality standards related to access, benefits coverage, and quality of care, and evaluation of processes for promulgating standards.
  • evaluation of quality oversight and accountability mechanisms applicable to health plans and providers.

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Last Revised: Tuesday, June 16, 1998

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