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(1) An annual report on the quality and outcome of care by a particular health care provider or health care facility
(2) Information on aspects of health care provided to the public to help consumers chose health plans or physicians; information on report cards includes patient outcomes, satisfaction, cost structures, or the plan’s health care delivery

report card

Performance report Managed care
1. An annual report on the quality and outcome of care by a particular health care provider or health care facility.
2. Information on aspects of health care provided to the public to help consumers chose health plans or physicians; information on RCs include Pt outcomes, satisfaction, cost structures, etc of the plan's health care delivery. See Consumer Guide to CABG.
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She will be available to discuss the Metro Carrier Report Card after the session and can be reached by e-mail at jrs@atlantic-acm.
Modeled on the traditional elementary school report card, the form is easy to use and understand.
The report card, announced today by the California Cooperative Healthcare Reporting Initiative (CCHRI), is the latest in a recent series of reports and surveys that demonstrate Kaiser Permanente's quality leadership in Northern California.
Delta Dental Plan of California and PMI were among the first dental plans in the nation to establish a consistent report card mechanism that publicly benchmarks how well benefits and services are delivered to nearly 14 million California enrollees.
The push for physician report cards is coming from a variety of sources, and already has caused numerous health-related organizations in California and elsewhere -- including health plans, providers, purchasers, medical groups and state agencies -- to begin implementing them.
Similarly, the Journal of Health Care Marketing, June 1994, reported that issues what are very important to consumers are not addressed by most report cards, and suggested that more research be conducted into what criteria health plan members would use to choose a plan.
The most successful report cards are those where the evaluators and the subjects have a common goal or where each is rewarded for improved performance by the other.
In theory, providing performance report cards can enlighten the public by allowing people to distribute political and financial rewards and punishments based on more accurate and consistent information.
However, any report card being included in the database does not imply an endorsement of its content or layout by AHRQ, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services.
As you read the report card, note that the students clearly understand two critical differences between ethics and morality in today's world.
Uncle Sam won't be posting his latest cybersecurity report card on the refrigerator.
A student's body mass index, which measures body fat based on height and weight and indicates if a student is overweight, would be on report cards under the bill introduced by State Sen.