HEDIS 2016 Volume 2: Technical Specifications for Health Plans
A required resource for anyone involved in collecting, calculating or submitting HEDIS data, Volume 2 features the complete technical specifications for each measure. It also includes general guidelines for data collection and reporting, detailed instructions on how to perform the necessary calculations and guidelines for sampling.
The HEDIS 2016 Value Set Directories (.xlsx) consist of an electronic locked Excel file that is included with the purchase of HEDIS 2016 Volume 2 in print or electronic format. The VSDs are searchable and sortable. The VSDs are only available in electronic format; customers who purchase the print version of Volume 2 will receive the measures in print and the VSDs in electronic form.
Note: The Volume 2 Technical Specifications for Health Plans publication is used by health plans that report HEDIS data to NCQA. For specifications that are used at the individual physician level, practice site, or medical group level, please see the Technical Specifications for Physician Measurement publication.
HEDIS (The Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) is the gold standard in health care performance measurement, used by more than 90 percent of the nation's health plans and many leading employers and regulators. HEDIS is a set of standardized measures that specifies how organizations collect, audit and report performance information across the most pressing clinical areas, as well as important dimensions of customer satisfaction and patient experience.