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Send Comment to CMS by September 8 to Support Race and Ethnicity Data Stratification in Medicare Physician Quality Reporting

BACKGROUND

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are seeking public comments on whether physician quality measures from the Physician Quality Reporting System and on the… 808 more words

Health Care Reform

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Information for Health Disparities Researchers

This fact sheet from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) describes the disaggregated race and ethnicity data collected available from the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS).   238 more words

Health Care Disparities

URGENT: Tomorrow is Deadline for Comments on Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Proposed Rule

BACKGROUND

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has proposed a new regulation that would require electronic health record systems to document and use disaggregated, granular data categories for patients’ race, ethnicity, and language, and document and use patients’ sexual orientation, gender identity, and social and behavioral factors that influence health status. 367 more words

Health Information Technology

Health Research & Educational Trust: A Framework for Stratifying Race, Ethnicity and Language Data

This guide from the Health Research & Educational Trust outlines a framework for hospitals and health systems to stratify patient race, ethnicity, and language data to identify and eliminate health care disparities. 54 more words

Health Care Disparities

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Quality Field Notes - Resource Guide on Equity

This resource guide on health care equity from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation includes references for tools to support race, ethnicity, and language data collection, tools to reduce disparities, and national and state reports on health care disparities. 9 more words

Health Care Disparities

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Quality Field Notes - Issue Brief on Equity

This issue brief on equity from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation describes efforts by its Aligning Forces for Quality program sites to reduce disparities in the quality of care for racial and ethnic minorities. 85 more words

Health Care Disparities

President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: 2014 Report

This 2014 report from the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders highlights both the recent progress made as well as the continuing unmet needs of diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. 290 more words

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