Essential Guide to Health Care Quality


  • What is health care quality?
  • How does the way we pay for health care affect quality?
  • What is the government’s role in quality?
  • What would the ideal health care system look like?

NCQA’s Essential Guide to Health Care Quality answers these questions and more, providing patients, purchasers, policymakers or anyone with an interest in the quality of health care a clear understanding of the issues, initiatives and organizations that are working to improve health care quality.

The Guide also includes a provides a list of quality initiatives and resources, a glossary of terms, and a list of relevant government and non-profit agencies.

To view an online PDF, click here.


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