GAO: Lack of ‘meaningful’ quality measures hurting providers

While quality measures can be used successfully to encourage improvement in healthcare quality, those discrepancies can cause burdens for the providers they’re meant to benefit.

Despite those efforts, the report suggests that HHS “Set its priorities” on developing electronic quality measures, and better plan out its efforts to develop measures that providers and payers agree will lead to more “Meaningful improvements in quality.”

GAO: Lack of ‘meaningful’ quality measures hurting providers

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