The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act both contained a requirement that the federal Department of Health and Human Services develop and publish a set of health care quality measures, referred to as the Child Core Set and Adult Core Set. The core sets are updated annually. Each year, state Medicaid programs have the option to report on these measures. Within the Adult Core Set there is a set of quality measures focused on the care of acute and chronic conditions. State performance on the fiscal year 2019 Adult . . .
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