CAPG Ranks Calif. Physician Groups on Coordinated Care Measures
The report includes 98 medical groups that voluntarily participated in the rankings (Santa Cruz Sentinel, 6/14). The groups were evaluated based on their:
- Accountability and transparency;
- Care management;
- Health information technology use;
- Patient-centered care; and
- Support for advanced primary care.
Overall, 66 physician groups in the state earned four-star ratings -- or "elite" status -- for receiving top marks for all five measurements.
Of the physician groups that that did not earn "elite" status:
- 17 were ranked as "participants," meaning they did not receive top marks in any of the measurements;
- Three were ranked "commendable," meaning they received top marks in one measurement;
- Six were ranked "admirable," meaning they received top marks in two measurements;
- Five were ranked "meritorious," meaning they received top marks in three measurements; and
- One was ranked "exemplary," meaning it received top marks in four measurements.