• These measures may be developed locally by the health plan or purchaser or may come from nationally recognized sources, such as Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set HEDIS ( http://www.ncqa.org/programs/hedis/index.htm ) or the Consumer Assessment of Health Plans ( http://www.ahcpr.gov/qual/cahps/dept1.htm ). (aafp.org)
  • A recent study by Med-Vantage found that 71 percent of health plans with pay-for-performance programs use some subset of HEDIS measures. (aafp.org)
  • programs
  • Based on current growth trends, at least 80 health plans are expected to offer such programs by 2006, covering some 60 million members. (aafp.org)