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									                                     Task Assignments
      CHIS Health Care Facility Website / Ambulatory Surgery Data Technical Workgroup
Item # Meeting Date                                           Tasks                                             Status

                      AHCA TASK: Obtain an opinion from the General Counsel's office to determine how
                      the Sunshine Law affects the issue of restricting medical professionals, while in other   Requested clarification
                      workgroups within their professional organizations, from discussing common issues         and opinion from
1      22-Feb-06
                      that may be considered by the CHIS. It was suggested that there be exemptions for         General Counsel's
                      this situation and requested that staff refer back to the General Counsel's office for    office 2/23/06
                      further consideration, research, and opinion.

                                                                                                  Waiting to receive
                      WORKGROUP TASK: Workgroup members will send questions regarding the Florida
2      22-Feb-06                                                                                  comments from
                      Sunshine Law policies and procedures to Penny Walker Bos.
                                                                                                  workgroup members.

                      WORKGROUP TASK: Workgroup members will revisit and update the roles and           Will be an agenda item
3      22-Feb-06
                      purpose of their workgroup.                                                       in the future.
                                                                                                        Will update workgroup
                      AHCA TASK: Contact Russ Mardon, Ph.D., NCQA's Director of Analysis, to have him
                                                                                                        when feedback is
4      22-Feb-06      review the FloridaCompareCare website and give AHCA feedback about the display
                                                                                                        received from Dr.
                      of the performance measures.
                                                                                                        Mardon.
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA Staff will revise the Explanation Page on the
                                                                                                        Staff will present
                      FloridaCompareCare website to make the definitions and explanations more
5      22-Feb-06                                                                                        revised Explanation
                      consumer friendly. Staff was also asked to determine the grade level in which the
                                                                                                        Page at next meeting.
                      Explanation Page is currently written.
                      AHCA TASK: Workgroup members will e-mail Beth Eastman by March 10, 2006 with Comments will be
6      22-Feb-06      suggestions for changes to the Explanation Page. Beth will summarize the comments discussed at the next
                      and present them at the next meeting.                                             meeting.
                                                                                                        Staff will give an
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA Staff will contact Jeff Gregg, AHCA, to determine if there are
7      22-Feb-06                                                                                        update at the next
                      additional hospital services information that can be included on the website.
                                                                                                        meeting.

                      AHCA TASK: AHCA Staff will work with Kim Streit to obtain a list of community             Staff will work with Kim
8      22-Feb-06
                      teaching hospitals with a residency program for possible display on the website.          Streit to obtain the list.

                      AHCA TASK: AHCA Staff will review other State's display of performance data and           Staff will present at
9      22-Feb-06
                      how they are ranking the data. The information will be presented to the workgroup.        next meeting.

                                                                                                                Staff will present
                      WORKGROUP TASK: Workgroup members will e-mail suggestions on how to
10     22-Feb-06                                                                                                suggestions at the next
                      display performance measures to Beth Eastman by March 10, 2006.
                                                                                                                meeting.

                      AHCA TASK: AHCA Staff will give an overview of websites that should be considered
                                                                                                        Staff will present at
11     22-Feb-06      for linking to FloridaCompareCare.com for the purpose of providing consumers with
                                                                                                        next meeting.
                      additional health information (Healthline, Adam, Medline Plus websites).

                      WORKGROUP TASK: Dr. Lisa Simpson will review the list of pediatric procedures
12     25-Jan-06                                                                                                Completed
                      and conditions for discussion at the next meeting.

                                                                                                                This will be an agenda
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will work with vendor to provide physician's data to
13     25-Jan-06                                                                                                item for the Physician
                      hospitals.
                                                                                                                Workgroup.

                                                                                                           Will be an agenda item
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will check with Jeff Greg, of AHCA's Facility Regulation
                                                                                                           for the March 23rd
14     25-Jan-06      Bureau, to provide members with a clearer understanding of how hospitals are linked
                                                                                                           teleconference
                      by services, and determine if it's possible for enhancements.
                                                                                                           meeting
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will send the link to Norton Health Care to all of the Website
15     25-Jan-06                                                                                           Completed 2/08/06
                      Workgroup members.
                      AHCA TASK: Provide a review of other state's websites, at each meeting, when
16     25-Jan-06                                                                                           Ongoing
                      available, to gain perspective and gain ideas for Florida's websites.


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                                     Task Assignments
      CHIS Health Care Facility Website / Ambulatory Surgery Data Technical Workgroup
Item # Meeting Date                                          Tasks                                     Status
                      WORKGROUP TASK: The workgroup members are to review other state's websites
17     25-Jan-06      before the next meeting and provide the Chair and Beth Eastman with comments and Ongoing
                      suggestions for features and other items of interest.

                      AHCA TASK: Website Workgroup members recommended that the Public Relations
                      Workgroup provide a better understanding of what's on the website, where
                                                                                                              Presented at
18     25-Jan-06      information is located, how to find information, how items are linked, and focus on the
                                                                                                              2/13/2006 meeting.
                      sort options of the services list. Also, it was recommended that the Public Relations
                      Workgroup review and push the website's survey in their marketing efforts.

                                                                                                            Will report comments
                                                                                                            received from
                      WORKGROUP TASK: Workgroup members are to provide a list of possible sites for
19     25-Jan-06                                                                                            workgroup members
                      links on the website that will provide consumers with additional information.
                                                                                                            during the March 23rd
                                                                                                            teleconference


                                                                                                       FloridaComapreCare
                                                                                                       Consumer Survey link
                      WORKGROUP TASK: Workgroup members will compare the survey questions on
                                                                                                       e-mailed to workgroup
20     25-Jan-06      FloridaCompareCare with the national AHRQ health survey, and provide suggestions
                                                                                                       members on 2/08/06-
                      or recommendations.
                                                                                                       will email AHRQ
                                                                                                       Health Survey ASAP

                      WORKGROUP TASK: Workgroup members will review the list of projects for the
                      website and submit their suggestions for how the list should be prioritized to Beth
21     25-Jan-06                                                                                            Ongoing
                      Eastman. Beth Eastman will review the suggestions and report back to the
                      workgroup.

                                                                                                            Completed - Lisa
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will add a pediatric hospital representative to the             Simpson, MD accepted
22     1-Dec-05
                      workgroup.                                                                            the invitation to join the
                                                                                                            workgroup.

                                                                                                            There is an annual
                                                                                                            meeting in January
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will work with Charles Milsted (AARP) to provide the
23     1-Dec-05                                                                                             where Mr. Milsted will
                      workgroup with feedback from AARP members regarding FloridaCompareCare.Gov
                                                                                                            obtain feedback
                                                                                                            regarding the website.

                                                                                                     Will be presented at
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA will present hospital data by APR-DRG by volume and the count
24     1-Dec-05                                                                                      January 25, 2006
                      of facilities with greater than 30 discharges at the next meeting.
                                                                                                     meeting
                                                                                                     Will be presented at
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA will present methodology for comparing and displaying facility
25     1-Dec-05                                                                                      January 25, 2006
                      charge information.
                                                                                                     meeting

                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will modify the Secretary's message on the splash page for
26     24-Aug-05                                                                                       Completed
                      FloridaHealthStat.com and improve the "Additional Information Section".

                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will prepare talking points and include the name and            Completed and e-
27     24-Aug-05
                      number of AHCA's Press Secretary for the workgroup members.                           mailed to workgroup.

                                                                                                            Completed and
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will rerun the ambulatory data for surgical CPT codes only      presented at the
28     24-Aug-05
                      and present the data at the next meeting.                                             September 23, 2005
                                                                                                            meeting.


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                                     Task Assignments
      CHIS Health Care Facility Website / Ambulatory Surgery Data Technical Workgroup
Item # Meeting Date                                             Tasks                                      Status
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will work with the contracted vendor on having a comment
29     24-Aug-05                                                                                           Ongoing
                      section for hospitals to explain their reported data.
                      AHCA TASK: E-mail information regarding AHRQ's Quality Indicator Meeting and the
30     24-Aug-05      AHCA State Workshop on Public Reporting in September to the workgroup members        Completed
                      and interested parties.
                      AHCA TASK: A draft of the Long Range Plan will be e-mailed to the workgroup and
31     28-Jun-05                                                                                           Completed
                      interested parties when completed.

                                                                                                             Completed and
                                                                                                             representatives from
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will contact the State of Illinois, the State of Utah, and 3M to 3M and Utah
32     28-Jun-05
                      ask for adjusting methods for ambulatory data.                                         presented adjustment
                                                                                                             methods at the August
                                                                                                             24, 2005 meeting.

                                                                                                           Information on how to
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will e-mail the article published on hospital profitability
33     28-Jun-05                                                                                           obtain the article was e-
                      utilizing 1990 - 2000 HCUP data to workgroup members.
                                                                                                           mailed to workgroup.

                                                                                                          Completed and
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will incorporate recommended changes and display the          presented at the
34     28-Jun-05
                      mock up of the FloridaHealthStat home page at the next meeting.                     August 24, 2005
                                                                                                          meeting.
                                                                                                          Completed and
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will present data on the frequency of outpatient procedures presented at the
35     28-Jun-05
                      at the next meeting.                                                                August 24, 2005
                                                                                                          meeting.
                                                                                                          Completed and
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will present to the workgroup additional states that publish presented at the
36     28-Jun-05
                      mortality data.                                                                     August 24, 2005
                                                                                                          meeting.
                                                                                                          Completed and
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will report the benchmarks utilized by other states for
                                                                                                          presentation was made
37     28-Jun-05      identifying best performing hospitals. Screen shots of the benchmarks by each state
                                                                                                          at the August 24, 2005
                      will be presented at the next meeting.
                                                                                                          meeting.

                                                                                                          Completed and
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will e-mail the pharmacy website's final request for proposal
38     22-Apr-05                                                                                          discussed at the May
                      to the workgroup.
                                                                                                          23, 2005 meeting.

                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will rerun the pediatric data (Select Quality Care procedure
39     22-Apr-05                                                                                         Completed
                      and conditions) utilizing the appropriate age group.
                                                                                                         Completed and
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will revise the guiding principles per the request of the
40     22-Apr-05                                                                                         adopted guiding
                      workgroup and present the final draft for adoption by the CHIS Advisory Council.
                                                                                                         principles.

                                                                                                           Completed and AHCA
                                                                                                           staff presented the
41     22-Apr-05      AHCA TASK: Staff will present readmission data at the next meeting.
                                                                                                           information at the May
                                                                                                           23, 2005 meeting.




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                                     Task Assignments
      CHIS Health Care Facility Website / Ambulatory Surgery Data Technical Workgroup
Item # Meeting Date                                          Tasks                                            Status

                                                                                                              Completed and the
                                                                                                              contextual information
                      AHCA TASK: Staff will present the AHRQ IQI guide at the next meeting with               for the limitations of
42     22-Apr-05
                      emphasis on the warning flags for the IQIs.                                             use was discussed at
                                                                                                              the May 23, 2005
                                                                                                              meeting.

                      WORKGROUP TASK: Workgroup members will send their comments and
43     22-Apr-05                                                                                              Completed
                      suggestions about the pharmacy website's request for proposal by April 29, 2005
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will calculate the percent of discharges for the Select
44     29-Mar-05                                                                                              Completed
                      Quality Care volume data.
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will design 7 icons (hospital and ambulatory surgery center,
                                                                                                              Completed and
                      physician, health plan, pharmacy, locator, nursing home, and other health
45     29-Mar-05                                                                                              presented at the May
                      information) for FloridaHealthStat's home page. Narratives for the icons will also be
                                                                                                              23, 2005 meeting.
                      designed.
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will display the volume data in descending order and
46     29-Mar-05      include the number of facilities with greater than 30 discharges. The info will be e-   Completed
                      mailed to the workgroup.

                      AHCA TASK: Kim Streit (FHA) will work with AHCA staff to determine how AHCA can
47     29-Mar-05                                                                                          Ongoing
                      report the type of services hospitals provide for display on FloridaHealthStat.com.

                                                                                                              Completed and
                      AHCA TASK: The Guiding Principles for Website Design will be revised by AHCA
48     29-Mar-05                                                                                              discussed at the April
                      staff and e-mailed to the workgroup before the April 22, 2005 meeting.
                                                                                                              22, 2005 meeting.

                      AHCA TASK: The Select Quality Care volume data will be sorted by frequency for
49     29-Mar-05      each category. The information will be e-mailed to the workgroup before the April 22, Completed
                      2005 meeting.

                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will run the counts of the top 25 diagnoses and procedures
                      for each of the MDCs. The staff will also run the volume data of the             Completed and
50     1-Mar-05       conditions/procedures on the Wisconsin Pricepoint Check website. The information presented at the March
                      will be reviewed by the workgroup for comments. The comments will be summarized 29, 2005 meeting.
                      and e-mailed to Beth Eastman (AHCA) before the next meeting.

                                                                                                              Completed and
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA staff will run the volume data for IQIs 1 - 7 and IQI 22 - 25 and
51     1-Mar-05                                                                                               presented at the March
                      will submit the information to the workgroup.
                                                                                                              29, 2005 meeting.

                                                                                                              Completed and the
                                                                                                              geographic area
                      AHCA TASK: AHCA will provide links for the workgroup's review of geographic area
52     1-Mar-05                                                                                               options were
                      options for grouping data.
                                                                                                              presented at the March
                                                                                                              29, 2005 meeting.

                                                                                                              CMS collects SIP data
                      AHCA TASK: Kim Streit (FHA) will work with Carolyn Turner (AHCA) and Nancy              by type of procedure
53     1-Mar-05
                      Foster (AHA) to clarify CMS's type of SIP data collection.                              however they do not
                                                                                                              post the information.




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                                     Task Assignments
      CHIS Health Care Facility Website / Ambulatory Surgery Data Technical Workgroup
Item # Meeting Date                                           Tasks                                           Status
                                                                                                              FloridaHealthStat's
                      AHCA TASK: Telly Buckles (AHCA) will present a redesigned mock up of                    redesigned home page
54     1-Mar-05       FloridaHealthStat website's front page, incorporating ideas from the group to make it   was presented at the
                      consumer friendly.                                                                      March 29, 2005
                                                                                                              meeting.
                      WORKGROUP TASK: The workgroup members will submit a wish list of website
                                                                                                              Completed and
                      items to AHCA. AHCA staff will evaluate the wish lists to determine which items can
55     1-Mar-05                                                                                               discussed at the March
                      currently be included on the website and which items will be considered for future
                                                                                                              29, 2005 meeting.
                      enhancements.

                                                                                                              Workgroup members
                      WORKGROUP TASK: Workgroup members will read the AHRQ guidance handout                   discussed the
56     1-Mar-05       and be prepared to discuss the four questionable IQIs (IQI 22, 23, 24, and 25) at the   questionable IQIs at
                      next meeting.                                                                           the March 29, 2005
                                                                                                              meeting.

                                                                                                      Completed and the
                                                                                                      incorporation of the
                                                                                                      workgroup's wish list
                                                                                                      for the web page and
                      WORKGROUP TASK: Workgroup members will send additional comments regarding
                                                                                                      the comments
57     1-Mar-05       website design and complete the Health Care Facility Website Survey exercise by
                                                                                                      received from the
                      Friday, March 4, 2005.
                                                                                                      Health Care Facility
                                                                                                      Website Survey were
                                                                                                      discussed at the March
                                                                                                      29, 2005 meeting.




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