HEDIS 2016 Volume 6: Specifications for The Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
The Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS) measure was developed to monitor and evaluate the quality of care and service provided to Medicare beneficiaries and grant them information that supports plan-to-plan comparison. This volume features details about the measure, the survey instrument and information that health plans and vendors need to report results.
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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.