Policy Updates & Supporting Documents

Policy updates include important notifications regarding NCQA's Accreditation and Certification programs, as well as HEDIS® measures.

Corrections, Clarifications and Policy Changes

Corrections, clarifications and policy changes to the most recent Standards and Guidelines for all of NCQA's products. Learn More

HEDIS Technical Updates

Updates to NCQA's HEDIS specifications. Learn More

Benchmarks and Thresholds

National benchmarks and national and regional thresholds for HEDIS® measures and HEDIS/CAHPS® 5.0H survey results. Learn More

HEDIS Measures for Accreditation 2016

The 2016 measures are listed in the memo below. It replaces Appendix 2 for organizations surveyed on the 2015 standards at their annual reevaluation in 2016, and applies to organizations surveyed on the 2016 standards.

Health Plan Accreditation 2016

Supplemental Documents

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