Benefits of Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunities for public recognition, education, and other means of acknowledging contributions to NCQA’s work.

Based upon an organization’s cumulative annual support to NCQA there are four designated categories or recognition.

Platinum Sponsor $250,000 and above
Gold Sponsor $150,000 to $249,999
Silver Sponsor $50,000 to $149,999
Bronze Sponsor up to and including $49,999

Platinum Sponsor

Annual Executive Roundtable Meeting: An onsite presentation by NCQA senior executive management to review key strategic initiatives and programs at NCQA.

Technical Briefings (2): Reports on the progress of performance measures, physician recognition, and other NCQA projects. The sponsor audience may include Research, Marketing, and/or Quality Improvement. Additional content areas may include NCQA’s annual State of Health Care Quality Report or new program areas in Standards or Performance Measures under development.

Collaborative Efforts: Opportunities to identify additional areas for collaboration and recognition in accordance with NCQA’s Corporate Sponsor Guidelines.

Complimentary Education Attendance: Four complimentary seats at NCQA Education Conferences (for more information click here).

All Gold Level Benefits

Gold Sponsor

On-Site Briefing: An onsite presentation by NCQA staff to review key strategic initiatives and programs at NCQA.

Technical Briefing (1): Report on the progress of performance measures, physician recognition, and other NCQA projects. The sponsor audience may include Research, Marketing and/or Quality Improvement. Additional content areas may include NCQA’s annual State of Health Care Quality Report or new program areas in Standards or Performance Measures under development.

Complimentary Education Attendance: Three complimentary seats at NCQA Education Conferences.

All Silver Level Benefits

Silver Sponsor

Conference Call Briefing: Report on the progress of performance measures, physician recognition, and other NCQA projects. The sponsor audience may include Research, Marketing and/or Quality Improvement. Additional content areas may include NCQA’s annual State of Health Care Quality Report or new program areas in Standards or Performance Measures under development.

Complimentary Education Attendance: Two complimentary seat at NCQA Education Conferences (for more information click here).

Complimentary Publications: HEDIS, Vols. 1&2—The gold standard in quality health care performance measurement, used by more than 90 percent of the nation’s health plans and many leading employers and regulators. Volume 1 is an indispensable reference to help understand the science of health care quality measurement. Volume 2 features the complete technical specifications for more than 70 measures, including all relevant CPT, ICD-9, LOINC, and DRG codes.

Health Plan Accreditation Standards and Guidelines—Features in-depth explanations of the accreditation standards, scoring system, accreditation outcomes, and reporting categories. Eligibility requirements, application information and policies and procedures are also included.

All Bronze Level Benefits

Bronze Sponsor

Primary Point of Contact: Assigned primary point of contact with the Corporate and Foundation Relations office at NCQA to answer questions and facilitate discussion with NCQA.

Complimentary Publications

State of Health Care Quality Report: The most thorough analysis and interpretation of major performance trends in health care over the past year. The report looks at clinical quality and member satisfaction information based on HEDIS and CAHPS® data submitted by hundreds of health plans across the country. Included within the report are national and regional performance averages and measure benchmarks that will include MTM related measures.

NCQA Annual Report: Offering an analysis of the health care system and the role quality plays in improving health care, this unique document helps identify and clarify NCQA’s strategic goals and assesses how they relate to the current health care environment.

Recognition and Visibility: NCQA Web Site—Sponsor name is included in the sponsor section of www.ncqa.org. NCQA’s Web site receives approximately 600,000 unique hits per year. NCQA is recognized as the gold standard organization for measuring health care quality improvement and organizations that support our mission are recognized as leaders in the quality movement.

NCQA Annual Report: Readership among health plans, purchasers, consumers, health policy decision makers and researchers. Distributed to more than 5,500 readers electronically and available in a downloadable pdf format on NCQA’s web site, it receives thousands of additional hits annually.

Quarterly Sponsor Briefings: Given by NCQA’s leadership team and other experts, that provides unique insight into the activities and programs within the quality improvement movement in health care. Topics include key initiatives at NCQA.

NCQA Press Releases: Receipt of all NCQA press announcements on new programs, products, and initiatives.

NCQA Newsletter: The Quality Matters newsletter highlight trends on quality and improvement initiatives within the health care system, and activities around NCQA.

NCQA in the News: Semi-annual news updates provide sponsors with published articles, which can range from the New York Times to the New England Journal of Medicine featuring information on NCQA and its activities to drive quality improvement.

If you have questions about NCQA sponsorship, please contact Donor.Relations@ncqa.org.

Meet Our Sponsors

NCQA is grateful to the many organizations which financially support our work through grants and other contributions.

Guidelines for Sponsorship

NCQA seeks contributions from like-minded organizations which support NCQA's mission and vision and which want to participate on an annual basis in research and program development initiatives that further NCQA's work. Contributions are accepted from corporations and from corporate and philanthropic foundations. The guidelines contained in this document apply to corporate sponsorship.

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