Federal Health Reform Crosswalk




designate one such center as a coordinating center. Requires the coordinating center to establish and maintain a national, publicly available database to improve prevention programs, evidence-based interventions, and disease management programs for depressive disorders using data collected from the national centers.


Proportion of the population using tobacco

  1. TU 1: Reduce tobacco use by adults.

  2. TU 3: Reduce the initiation of tobacco use among children, adolescents, and young adults.

  • (Sec. 1201, as modified by Sec. 10103) Prohibits a health plan (“health plan” under this subtitle excludes any “grandfathered health plan” as defined in section 1251) from: (1) imposing any preexisting condition exclusion; or (2) discriminating on the basis of any health status-related factor. Allows premium rates to vary only by individual or family coverage, rating area, age, or tobacco use.

  • (Sec. 4107) Provides for Medicaid coverage of counseling and pharmacotherapy for cessation of tobacco use by pregnant women.

Quality of Care

Proportion of the population receiving quality health care services

  1. HA 1: Reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI).

  • (Sec. 3508) Authorizes the secretary to award grants to eligible entities or consortia to carry out demonstration projects to develop and implement academic curricula that integrate quality improvement and patient safety in the clinical education of health professionals.

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