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Health IT Meaningful Use & NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Alignment



MU-PCMH Alignment




Protect EHRs/secure electronic messaging


Using Patient Data

Family Historyas structured data
(Stage 2)*

Record and chart vital signs
Record smoking status
Imaging results/info accessible through EHR 
Lab-test results in EHR as structured data
Generate lists of patients by conditions Surveillance data to public health agencies

Comprehensive Health Assessment (including family history)
Use Data for Population Management
Plan and Manage Care
Identify High-Risk Patients
Care Management
Measure Patient/Family Experience

Patient Education/Self Care

Clinical summaries to patients for each visit
Patients view online, download, transmit health information w/in 4 business days ID patients for preventive/follow-up reminders EHRs ID/provide patient-specific education 

 Support self-management/behavior change

Care Coordination

Summary record for each transition or referral
Med reconciliation from other provider/setting

Care teams coordinate care
Population management
Support self-mgmt/behavior change
Referrals to Community Resources
Referral tracking & follow-up
Performance evaluation & QI

Rx Management

Decision Support



Enhanced Access

*NCQA intends to fully align with State 2 Meaningful Use requirements when they go into effect.