DQA Measure Activities
DQA Advanced Caries Pediatric Measures Testing Report: Call for Comments
The DQA announces a 30 days call for comment on the recently drafted DQA Advanced
Caries Pediatric Measures Testing Report. The DQA has been extremely successful
with the development, maintenance and implementation of programmatic process
measures. With the intent to address the gap in the development of outcome
measures, the DQA embarked on this project to see how far we could get with the
current administrative data systems. The report presents the results of this
Please take the time to review and provide your responses to DQA
Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 6th, 2016.
Annual Measure Maintenance Review: Call for Comments on Starter Set
In order to ensure transparency and establish proper protocols for timely assessment of the evidence and properties of the measures, as well as to comply with the NQF’s endorsement agreement, the DQA has established an annual measure maintenance process. DQA measures are reviewed annually. Please take the time to review and provide your responses to DQA Staff at email@example.com no later than February 29th, 2016.
FAQ: DQA Dental Sealant 6-9 Years Measure
FAQ DQA Dental Sealant 6-9 Years Measure (PDF). Please refer to the FAQ document to understand the major differences between the DQA dental sealant 6-9 year claims administrative measure versus the DQA dental sealant 6-9 year eMeasure. For more information, please contact the DQA Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DQA Starter Set of Pediatric Measures Annual Review Final Report
Measure Development Process
Formative Documents for This Measure Set
The DQA is currently working on the following projects:
- Additional Measures for Children (PDF): The DQA is currently testing these measures for feasibility, validity, reliability and usability.
- Treatment Following Sealant Use
- Early Extraction of Permanent Teeth
- Adult Measures Under Consideration (PDF)
- Patient reported outcomes measures (collaboration with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)