HEDIS


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HEDIS

Health Plan Employer Data & Information Set Managed care An initiative by the National Committee on Quality Assurance to develop, collect, standardize, and report measures of health plan performances. See National Committee for Quality Assurance, Satisfaction survey.

HEDIS

Abbreviation for Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set; Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set.

Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set

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HEDIS

A set of benchmarks used to assess the quality of care provided to patients by managed-care organizations. Included in these benchmarks are the numbers of immunizations administered by the plans and the extent of health screening tests provided by them.
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The platform enables organizations to address a wide range of quality reporting needs, including HEDIS, Hierarchical Condition Category, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Star, Meaningful Use, Physician Quality Reporting System and other contractual measures.
Addressing barriers related to cultural and language differences, low health literacy, or lower socioeconomic status may affect both CAHPS and HEDIS measures simultaneously (Haviland et al.
Note that HEDIS and NCQA do not set coverage or benefit policy.
Several new HEDIS measures are in place for 2007, including tracking of potentially harmful drug-disease interactions in the elderly.
In addition, including chlamydia screening as one of the HEDIS measures used to accredit health plans by NCQA might provide motivation to increase screening.
However, the report points out that plans that scored in the top 25% on HEDIS measures tended to score high on customer service as well.
I think we're seeing evidence in terms of, for instance, the HEDIS report cards.
HEDIS is being used to track 60 categories including immunization rates and percentage of women getting mammographies to gauge quality of care.
In addition to helping to achieve superior HEDIS scores through a streamlined cloud computing service, Interpreta also helps to improve physician Pay-for-Performance, Risk Adjustment, and drug safety with real-time interpretation of diverse clinical and genomic data.
Quality measures came from the 2001 New York State Managed Care Plan Performance Report, including seven CAHPS measures and three HEDIS measures.
TORONTO -- Physician practices treating higher proportions of less-educated patients have consistently lower HEDIS performance scores, according to preliminary research presented at the annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine.
Significant bivariate associations between sites" HEDIS scores and the age, racial, and ethnic composition of their patient panels were present for chlamydia screening, but these associations did not remain statistically significant after multivariate adjustment.