A January 4, 2012 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) notice announces the initial core set of health care quality measures for Medicaid-eligible adults under section 2701 of the ACA. The quality measures are available for voluntary use by state Medicaid programs, health insurance issuers and managed care entities that enter into contracts with Medicaid, and Medicaid providers. The core set includes 26 quality measures addressing: prevention and health promotion, management of acute and chronic conditions, family experiences of care, care coordination, and availability of services.