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GQMS Year 3 Annual ReportJuly 2010 – June 2011Results from the Provider Record Reviews are similar to the previous quarter. However, comparison toprevious years’ results is not appropriate due to the change in the scoring process (Figure 17):• The average Provider Record Review score for Year 3 is approximately 65 percent present.• Three Expectations were met in over 90 percent of the records reviewed. Most providersmaintained a central record for the person, had a means to evaluate the quality of and satisfactionwith services, and ensured personal funds were managed by the individual and protected.• Most of the records reviewed (1,493 of 1,935—77.5%) did not document a means to identifyhealth status or safety needs.• Documentation is often not present that supports a person centered focus (27.8% present); thatindicates individuals have a choice of services and supports in the community (24.4% present);or that indicates the individual directs supports and services received (36.3% present).Figures 18 and 19 show results for the PRR for the COMP and NOW waivers. Overall results are similarto the statewide findings for both groups. However, there are some differences between them:• A somewhat higher proportion of individuals on the NOW waiver managed funds and had themprotected, 97.3 percent compared to 91.3 percent for COMP participants.• Individuals on the COMP waiver were more likely to have a provider with a means to identifyhealth status and safety needs, 24.0 percent compared to 19.6 percent for NOW participants.• COMP participants were more likely to choose community services and supports, 25.0 percentcompared to 20.8 percent for NOW participants.• However, NOW participants were more likely to have information protected, organized andconfidential than individuals on the COMP waiver, 87.7 percent and 77.2 percent respectively.________________________________________________________________________________________________August 31, 2011 54