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Correctional Managed Health Care

Clinical Performance

The Correctional Managed Health Care Program provides a full range of clinical services for offenders and works diligently to ensure that offenders are provided timely access to appropriate levels of health care in a cost-effective manner.

Monitoring Processes

The CMHCC, through cooperative efforts with the partner agencies identifies and regularly evaluates a variety of quality of care measures. The monitoring process for the correctional health care program includes a number of key elements that taken collectively provide an ongoing comprehensive evaluation of the health care services provided. Among these key elements are:

  • Accreditation reviews conducted by the American Correctional Association External Link
  • Operational Review Audits conducted at each facility by the TDCJ Health Services Division;
  • Quality Improvement - Quality Management programs;
  • University Provider self-monitoring and clinical oversight activities;
  • Utilization Review - Utilization Management;
  • Tracking and reporting of health care grievances and correspondence;
  • Peer review activities;
  • Morbidity/Mortality reviews;
  • Tracking and reporting of key clinical indicators (e.g., number of encounters, admissions, length of stay, etc.);
  • Policy and procedure reviews;
  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee activities;
  • Infection Control committee activities; and
  • Joint Medical Director Committee oversight.

Clinical Statistics

Key Population Indicators Third Quarter, FY17

CMC Dialysis Monthly Dashboard, FY18

CMC Emergency Room Trends, FY14

CMC HUB Report, FY16

CMC Sick Call Request Received, FY17