Validating performance improvement projecrts
The valid OMB control number for this information collection is The time required to complete this information collection is estimated to average 1,591 hours per response for all activities, including the time to review instructions, search existing data resources, gather the data needed, and complete and review the information collection. Protocol 3 specifies procedures for EQROs to use in assessing the validity and reliability of a PIP. Evaluate overall validity and reliability of study results.
If you have comments concerning the accuracy of the time estimate(s) or suggestions for improving this form, please write to: CMS, 7500 Security Boulevard, Attn: PRA Reports Clearance Officer, Baltimore, Maryland Table of Contents PURPOSE AND OVERVIEW OF THE PROTOCOL... 1 Protocol 3 specifies how to conduct the following three activities: 1. Results of the MCO s PIPs may be reported in the annual Secretary s Report on the Quality of Care for Children in Medicaid and CHIP or the annual Secretary s Report on the Quality of Care for Adults in Medicaid.
During the contract year, at the direction of or in collaboration with DHS, Meta Star may also review projects for pre-approval and provide technical assistance to MCOs/HMOs conducting PIPs.
These reports are released every September and information that is not available from a State s EQR report may be so noted in the reports. Review the data analysis and interpretation of study results; 9.Annually, CMS will review the detailed technical reports for evaluation and follow-up.CMS requests that all states have final EQR technical reports available to CMS and the public by April 30 of each year.The EQR process consists of three mandatory and five optional EQR-related activities.Each of these EQR-related activities has a corresponding EQR protocol which provides detailed instructions on how to complete the activity.