The Medicare Health Outcomes Survey program: Overview, context, and near-term prospects

  title={The Medicare Health Outcomes Survey program: Overview, context, and near-term prospects},
  author={Nathaniel Jones and Stephanie L Jones and Nancy A. Miller},
  journal={Health and Quality of Life Outcomes},
  pages={33 - 33}
In 1996, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiated the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS). It is the first national survey to measure the quality of life and functional health status of Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in managed care. The program seeks to gather valid and reliable health status data in Medicare managed care for use in quality improvement activities, public reporting, plan accountability and improving health outcomes based on competition. The context that… CONTINUE READING
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