Demonstration and evaluation of performance measurements for workers' compensation managed care organizations
The Foundation's Workers' Compensation Health Initiative (WCHI) is a program of demonstration and evaluation projects aimed at containing costs and improving the quality of care provided to injured workers.The WCHI is open to state government agencies, employers, labor unions, insurers, and health care providers and researchers wishing to launch and assess promising changes. This project will develop and demonstrate a set of standard performance measures for workers' compensation managed care organizations. Use of standard performance measures will improve the quality of care to injured workers by providing a basis for purchasers, consumers, and policy-makers to compare workers' compensation managed care organizations' quality through standard data and information reports.
Amount Awarded $393,638.00
Awarded on: 3/31/1998
Time frame: 4/1/1998 - 3/31/2001
Grant Number: 34233