Health Care Quality Improvement Program: a new approach.
Gagel, Barbara J
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The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) has embarked on a new program to ensure the quality of care provided to Medicare
and Medicaid beneficiaries. The approach, entitled the Health Care Quality Improvement Program (HCQIP), focuses on improving
the outcomes of care, measuring improvement, and surveying for patient satisfaction. HCQIP, still in its infancy, is undertaken
in collaboration with the providers of care. This article describes HCQIP.
Certification : Health Education : Health Facilities/standards : Human : Kidney Failure, Chronic : Medicaid/standards : Medicare/standards
: Outcome Assessment (Health Care) : Patient Satisfaction : Practice Guidelines : Professional Review Organizations : Quality
Assurance, Health Care/organization & administration : United States : United States Health Care Financing Administration