Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Quality Indicators for Home and Community-based Services


This report includes a final list of recommended core quality measures for use in assessing the quality of home and community-based services (HCBS) Waiver services. The indicators are organized according to the HCBS Quality Framework, a document developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) to provide a common frame of reference for conducting productive dialogue among stakeholders. The report also includes recommendations for implementing the core quality indicators, lessons learned throughout the three-year grant, and a plan for sustaining the work of this grant.

Suggested Citation: Fralich, J., & Bratesman, S. (2004). Quality indicators for home and community-based services. Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service.

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November 30, 2004