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Medical Boards Awarding Maintenance of Certification Credit for Recognition

For information on medical boards that may be offering maintenance of certification credit for recognition, please visit our Recognition Program Resources page.

 

PCMH Walkthrough

The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into "what patients want it to be." Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients’ and providers’ experience of care.

Click on the numbered shapes in the “Start to Finish” flowchart below to plan your path to PCMH recognition.

BEFORE: LEARN IT
  Is your practice eligible for PCMH recognition? If yes > Get the FREE PCMH Standards & Guidelines. > Attend FREE 'on board' training. > Do you want to proceed toward PCMH recognition?

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DURING: EARN IT
If no >
Order FREE online application. > Do you have 3 or more practice sites? If yes > STOP! Obtain multi-site approval. > Attend FREE Standards & Guidelines training. > Transform practice using Standards & Guidelines (3-12 months).

 

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Attend FREE software training (at least 30 days before submitting ISS Survey Tool). > Purchase ISS Survey Tool. > Submit online application. > Prepare and submit ISS Survey Tool to NCQA. > NCQA reviews ISS Survey Tool (30–60 days). > Receive decision (results in ISS).

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AFTER: KEEP IT
PROMOTE your NCQA Recognition status. > UPGRADE your NCQA Recognition status. > MAINTAIN your NCQA Recognition status.  
 

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.

Questions?

For more information, submit a PCS question using my.ncqa.org. In the portal, click “My Questions”, select “Ask a Question,” then select “Policy/Program Clarification Support.”

See if your question has already been answered. Access important FAQs and other important information before you submit your question:

Lead Sponsor

Learn about sponsorship

No support has been received for the development of the content or expenses and honoraria of faculty associated with this activity.

 

Medical Boards Awarding Maintenance of Certification Credit for Recognition

For information on medical boards that may be offering maintenance of certification credit for recognition, please visit our Recognition Program Resources page.