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The Center is pleased to announce a new partnership with the New Mexico Human Services Department and New Mexico State University. The Center will assist New Mexico in developing and evaluating new Medicaid policies and programs. Initial work will focus on consumer-directed services and managed long-term care.
As Medicaid managed care programs mature, states are looking to refine their methods for measuring and improving the performance of participating health plans. This report serves as a guide for Medicaid agencies who want to develop a performance measurement program using administrative data to evaluate the care provided to enrollees with chronic diseases. The report identifies potential performance indicators that are associated with improved medical outcomes and demonstrates the application of diagnosis-based risk adjustment to performance measurement by profiling six health plans.