The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) will release its analysis of the latest quality results in its State of Health Care Quality Report 2013. Findings include:
- Overuse of antibiotics still a problem
- Good news on childhood obesity
- Good, and not so good, news on childhood immunizatio
- Drop in substance abuse treatment, especially in Medicare
More Medicaid enrollees like their care/LI>
The 2013 State of Health Care Quality Report summarizes calendar year 2012 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) results from health plans covering 136 million people, or 43 percent of the U.S. population. HEDIS is health care’s most widely used performance improvement tool.