NCQA press releases and announcements.
Assessing Risks For Patients Admitted to Hospitals
2016 Marks the 11th Year O’Kane is Added to the List
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
Hedis® 2017 Colorectal Cancer Screening Public Comment is July 13–August 10, 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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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