From 2001 to 2002, staff from the American Accreditation Health Care Commission, now generally known as URAC, developed and tested a set of standardized performance measurement tools for managed care organizations that provide workers' compensation care.
The project was part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Workers' Compensation Health Initiative national program.
The project team:
The project team concluded that a number of barriers exist to introducing standard performance measures for workers' compensation care in managed care organizations. These include: