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Pace and Performance Measures

SIM Accountability Metrics Summary: 66 measures across 14 secondary drivers

CT SIM uses both pace and performance measures. Pace measures help to determine whether program activities are being implemented as intended, reaching the appropriate recipients and resulting in certain outputs. They also help to identify strategies that contribute to performance. Performance measures assess the degree to which a program is producing the intended changes in the appropriate recipients. Below is a summary table of the measures. More details can be found by clicking on each of the primary driver descriptions.

Primary Driver Secondary Driver Pace Measures Performance Measures
Promoting policy, systems, and environmental changes

Engaging local and state health, government, and community stakeholders to produce a population health plan



Identifying reliable and valid measures of community health improvement


Designing Health Enhancement Communities (HECs) model that includes financial incentive strategy to reward communities for health improvement


Designing and implementing Prevention Service Initiatives



Engaging consumers

Promoting the use of Value-Based Insurance Designs (VBID) that incentivize healthy choices by engaging employers and others



Providing transparency on cost and quality by creating a public common scorecard to report provider performance, and deploying CAHPs


Developing informed and actively participating consumers for health reform



Strengthening capacities of ANs and FQHCs

Community and Clinical Integration Program (CCIP): Providing technical assistance and awards to PCMH+ participating entities to achieve best-practice standards in: comprehensive care management; health equity improvement; and behavioral health integration



Advanced Medical Home Program: Providing support to primary care practices, within PCMH+ participating entities, that are not medical homes, to become AMHs


Promoting use of Community Health Workers through technical assistance, resource development, and policy recommendations



Promoting payment models that reward quality improvement and lower cost

All payers in CT use financial incentives to reward improved quality and reduced cost, including the launch of Person Centered Medical Home +(PCMH+)



Recommending a statewide multi-payer core quality measure set for use in value-based payment models to promote quality measure alignment



Enable Health Information Exchange

Drive health information exchange through shared HIE services


Enabling advanced analytics and better use of data through Core Data Analytics Solution (CDAS)



 Meets or exceeds target

 Target not met

Last page update: December 4, 2019