Nine states' use of collaboratives to improve children's health care quality in medicaid and CHIP.

@article{Devers2013NineSU,
  title={Nine states' use of collaboratives to improve children's health care quality in medicaid and CHIP.},
  author={Kelly J. Devers and Leslie Foster and Cindy Brach},
  journal={Academic pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 6 Suppl},
  pages={S95-102}
}
We examine quality improvement (QI) collaboratives underway in 9 states participating in the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) Quality Demonstration Grant Program. A total of 147 diverse, child-serving practices were participating in the collaboratives. We conducted 256 semistructured interviews with key stakeholders from March to August 2012-2 years into the 5-year demonstration projects-and analyzed states' grant applications, operating plans, and progress… CONTINUE READING