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What is Recognition?

NCQA Recognition Programs empower employers, health plans, patients and consumers to make informed heath care decisions based on quality. Participation in a NCQA Recognition Program demonstrates that the practice or clinician values quality health care delivery and the latest clinical protocols to ensure that patients receive the best care at the right time.

 

http://recognition.ncqa.org/


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Find related research articles and supporting organizations, including consultative and technical support for NCQA Recognition Programs.

 

Medical Boards Awarding Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credit for Recognition

AmericanBoard of Pediatrics (ABP)
ABP-certified physicians enrolled in NCQA's PCMH 2011 or PCMH 2014 Recognition Programs are eligible to receive Part IV Maintenance of Certification credit for achieving NCQA Recognition. Individuals must attest to meaningful participation in quality improvement (QI) projects as part of obtaining NCQA recognition. Visit the ABP website for additional details.

American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
ABFM-certified physicians enrolled in NCQA's DRP, HSRP and PCMH 2011 and PCMH 2014 Recognition Programs are eligible to receive Part IV Maintenance of Certification credit for achieving NCQA Recognition. Individuals must attest to meaningful participation in quality improvement (QI) projects as part of obtaining NCQA recognition. Visit the ABFM website for additional details.

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
ABIM-certified physicians enrolled in NCQA's Diabetes or Heart/Stroke Recognition Programs can use data from the programs to complete the ABIM Self-Directed PIM and earn Maintenance of Certification credit. Visit the ABIM website for additional details.

Questions?

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Recognition Program Resources

Free Webinar Training
Free programs help complete the application and submission process.

In-Person Training
NCQA live educational seminars on Recognition programs offered around the country.

Purchase Survey Materials
Materials for Recognition application and submission for Recognition programs

Health Plans Using Recognition
A list of insurers who use NCQA Recognition to improve quality.

Data License
Using our Recognition data in your own directories.