2018 Child Health Care Quality Measures

data.medicaid.gov | Last Updated 1 Oct 2019

This dataset has the following 18 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescription
StatestatetextFull state name. The term state includes the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
DomaindomaintextDomain of care assessed by the measure.
Reporting Programreporting_programtextCore Set (Child Core Set or Adult Core Set) for which the state reported the measure.
Measure Namemeasure_nametextFull name of the Core Set measure.
Measure Abbreviationmeasure_abbreviationtextAbbreviation used to identify the Core Set measure.
Rate Definitionmeasure_descriptiontextDescription of the reported rate; Core Set measures may include multiple reported rates.
FFYffynumberFederal Fiscal Year reporting period.
PopulationpopulationtextPopulation included in the data for the measure. Populations can include Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicaid-Medicare Dual Eligibles.
MethodologymethodologytextMethod the state used to calculate the measure. Methods can include Administrative, Hybrid, and Electronic Health Records.
State Ratestate_ratetextPerformance rate reported by the state for the reporting period.
Number of States Reportingnumber_of_states_reportingnumberNumber of states that reported the rate using Core Set specifications for the reporting period.
MedianmediannumberThe median value for states that reported the rate using Core Set specifications for the reporting period. When states reported more than one rate for a measure, the rate for the larger measure eligible population was used in calculating the median.
Bottom Quartilepercentile_25thnumberThe rate that marks the bottom quartile for states that reported the rate using Core Set specifications for the reporting period. About 25 percent of reported rates are below the bottom quartile value.
Top Quartilepercentile_75thnumberThe rate that marks the top quartile for states that reported the rate using Core Set specifications for the reporting period. About 25 percent of reported rates are above the top quartile value.
NotesnotestextDefintions of non-numeric values (NR and #) reported in the State Rate field.
State Specific Commentsstate_specific_commentstextIdentifies specific populations included in state rates.
SourcesourcetextDescription of the source for the Core Set measure data.
Rate Used in Calculating State Mean and Medianrate_used_in_calculatingtext