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  1. 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).

  2. 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.

  3. 06.27.2016

    Stephen O. Easterday Joins NCQA as VP, Quality Solutions Group

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is proud to announce Stephen O. Easterday will join the NCQA team as Vice President, Quality Solutions Group, on April 25.

  4. 06.20.2016

    Pediatric Specialists Can Claim Credit After Earning NCQA Recognition

    Here’s some good news for pediatric specialists: those who have earned Recognition in NCQA’s Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) program are now eligible to claim Part 4 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit toward medical board requirements.

  5. 06.13.2016

    NCQA Redesigning PCMH, Improving Quality in Patient-Centered Care

    Building upon its existing Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition program, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is seeking comments for the 2017 PCMH Standards. 

  6. 03.30.2016

    NCQA Expands Prevalidation Program to Include PCSP

    Program will provide more solutions for specialty practices to achieve recognition

  7. 03.22.2016

    Children’s Hospital Of Wisconsin Earns National Recognition For Connected Care

    NCQA Patient-Centered Connected Care™ Recognizing Trusted Partners for Patient care

  8. 03.03.2016

    Twenty-Three Vendors Earn NCQA’s Measure Certification(SM)

    Certified measures are exempt from source code review during an NCQA HEDIS® Compliance Audit™ and P4P Audit Review™

  9. 03.01.2016

    Recognition Redesign Google Hangout: We Tried It. We liked It.

    It’s finally here for your viewing pleasure, a cleaned up version of the NCQA Google Hangout discussing our Recognition Redesign efforts.

  10. 02.24.2016

    Person-Centered Care Planning: Identifying Goals and Developing Care Plans

    This is the first post in a three-part blog series evaluating person-centered care planning

  11. 02.24.2016

    NCQA Lends Quality Improvement Expertise to Long-Term Services and Support

    Seeks Feedback on Proposed Accreditation Standards February 24–March 23

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
  • 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