On March 2, 2015, CMS released the 2015 National Impact Assessment of Quality Measures Report, which assesses the effectiveness and impact of quality measures used by CMS.  The Report, which is mandated by the Affordable Care Act, found that CMS is making progress in improving the healthcare delivery system, as evidenced by the results of research on 25 CMS quality programs and nearly 700 hundred quality measures.  The Report is available here.