Quality & Value 

Are you getting high-quality health care that offers good value for your investment? Learn what quality really means for your wellness, and locate resources to help you choose the best health insurance and care providers.



Hospital Compare

This tool provides you with information on how well the hospitals in your area care for all their adult patients with certain medical conditions. This information will help you compare the quality of care hospitals provide. Hospital Compare was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and organizations that represent hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations, other Federal agencies and the public.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, QualityTools™ Clearinghouse

This Web-based clearinghouse provides practical, ready-to-use tools to help health-care providers, policymakers, plans, purchasers, patients and consumers measure and improve the quality of health care within practices, organizations or daily life. The tools can help improve delivery and receipt of care as well as implementation of quality-related recommendations, initiatives or principles, and the site can help educate about health needs and thereby inform care decisions. The National Healthcare Quality Report and the National Healthcare Disparities Report are also featured on this site.