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Performance Measures The term 'Performance Measures ' as it applies to the area of Medicare in the United States can be defined as ' A gauge used to assess the performance of a process or function of any organization. Quantitative or qualitative measures of the care and services delivered to enrollees (process) or the end result of that care and services (outcomes). Performance measures can be used to assess other aspects of an individual or organization's performance such as access and availability of care, utilization of care, health plan stability, beneficiary characteristics, and other structural and operational aspect of health care services. Performance measures included here may include measures calculated by the State (from encounter data or another data source), or measures submitted by the MCO/PHP'.
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