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  1. 09.26.2016

    NCQA Releases 2016 Health Insurance Plan Ratings

    More than 1,000 health plans are rated based on performance and quality of care

  2. 09.07.2016

    For-Profit Elder Care Can Be Scary if Quality Doesn’t Come First

    As a self-professed “daddy’s girl,” I want to support my father’s desire to receive health care and social support services in the home where he’s lived for more than 40 years.

  3. 08.31.2016

    Brent Pawlecki, MD, MMM, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Joins NCQA Board of Directors

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is proud to announce the newest member of its board of directors: Brent Pawlecki, MD, MMM, Chief Health Officer for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

  4. 08.29.2016

    NCQA is Measuring Health Care-Associated Infections

    Assessing Risks For Patients Admitted to Hospitals

  5. 08.23.2016
  6. 07.25.2016

    NCQA’s New Accreditation and Distinction Programs Improve Quality of Long-Term Services and Supports

    Establishes New Standards for Nonmedical Services for Populations with Complex Needs

  7. 07.11.2016

    NCQA Seeks Public’s Help on Revisions to Colorectal Cancer Screening Measure

    Hedis® 2017 Colorectal Cancer Screening Public Comment is July 13–August 10, 2016

  8. 07.11.2016

    Premier Inc. First to Receive NCQA Certification for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures to Support HEDIS® Reporting

    New certification program enables automation of mandatory HEDIS reporting for providers and health plans, with access to certified population health data

  9. 07.07.2016

    NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home or Patient Centered Specialty Practice Recognition Now Eligible for ABIM MOC Credit

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) jointly announce that board-certified physicians who earn NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) or Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Recognition can now earn Practice Assessment Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points and Patient Safety MOC credit from ABIM.

  10. 07.07.2016

    Lisa Slattery Joins NCQA as VP, Accreditation & Recognition Operations

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is proud to announce Lisa Slattery will join NCQA as Vice President, Accreditation & Recognition Operations, on July 11.

  11. 07.05.2016

    NCQA Updates Quality Measures For HEDIS® 2017

    Today, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) released new technical specifications for the 2017 edition of health care’s most widely used performance improvement tool, the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS1).

  12. 06.28.2016

    NCQA Supports Aspects of MACRA Proposed Rule, Recommends Changes

    In comments filed in response to the proposed rule implementing the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) reiterates its strong support for the law, while recommending the final rule lay out a clear path for how clinicians can advance into more organized delivery systems with greater quality improvement potential.

Media Information and Contacts

NCQA can suggest experts from the topics below. E-Mail us to request a media interview, or contact Matt Brock, Communications Director at 202-955-1739.

Expertise include, but are not limited to, the following healthcare topics:

  • Measurement and Quality Improvement
  • HEDIS
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • How To Find a Health Plan?
  • How To Find a Provider?
  • America's Annual Health Care Quality Check Up
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Getting Efficient, High Quality Care