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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Report on comparing quality among Medicare Advantage plans and between Medicare Advantage and fee-for-service Medicare (1)

Report on comparing quality among Medicare Advantage plans and between Medicare Advantage and fee-for-service Medicare (1)

March 1, 2010

The Secretary should define electronic health record “meaningful use” criteria such that all qualifying electronic health records can collect and report the data needed to compute a comprehensive set of process and outcome measures consistent with these recommendations. Qualifying electronic health records should have the capacity to include and report patient demographic data such as race, ethnicity, and language preference.

Topics: Delivery system reforms.