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Figure 3. Value-based Payment Modifier quality-tiering methodology9


This column summarizes the benefits and application of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Surgical Care Survey (S-CAHPS) and explains how the survey is used to measure quality.

The ACS and the ABCs of how quality measures are established and implemented

The College has contributed its insights and services to a number of national organizations, agencies, and programs that are involved in creating a road map for improved quality of care and developing strategies aimed at creating change in health care delivery. This article outlines the roles of these various entities and details the College’s contributions to their endeavors.


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