Category: Claims

  • Measuring the “Fruits of Your Labor”

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    Colleen Peck Reuland. (2007). This presentation (shared during the June 5, 2007 ABCD TA call) includes tips and strategies to identify, develop, and implement measures to assess screening and evaluate Screening Academy Efforts. It covers medical chart review, parent reports, and claims data.

  • Overview of using claims data to measure screening rates

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    Colleen Reuland (2007) Overview and tips for using claims data to measure the percent of children screened to identify developmental concerns.

  • Preliminary Ohio Measurement Plan

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    (Ohio ABCD Project, 2008) Ohio developed a control chart using Medicaid claims data that assesses the number of screening claims (96110 and 96111) for children at one and two years of age. The state plans on tracking data quarterly and annotating the chart to assess how changes have impacted screening and its documentation. Ohio is also discussing chart review to measure and analyze data at the individual practice level and compare this with claims data, as a way to confirm the validity of these methods.

  • Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC) First STEPS Phase II Initiative: Improving Developmental, Autism, and Lead Screening for Children Final Evaluation Report

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    Carolyn Gray, Kimberley Fox, and Martha Elbaum Williamson (2013).  This report assesses changes in developmental, autism, and lead screening rates and evidence-based office processes in IHOC initiative practices. It summarizes lessons in implementing practice changes and challenges in using CHIPRA and IHOC measures at the practice-level to inform quality improvement.