Tue, Oct 27–29

Introduction to Health Plan Accreditation - DC


This intense three-day seminar is designed for organizations undergoing their first NCQA survey, those that have new staff managing the survey process or those who need a refresher.

About this Seminar Training

Cost: $1,904

Introduction to Health Plan Accreditation: A Quality Improvement Primer

This intense three-day seminar is designed for organizations undergoing their first NCQA survey, those that have new staff managing the survey process or those who need a refresher. Participants will learn about the comprehensive framework to improve the quality of care and services through NCQA’s Accreditation process.

Participants are encouraged to purchase a copy of the 2020 Health Plan Standards and Guidelines to complement the seminar’s material.

What You Will Learn

  • Explain the rationale for each of the standards.
  • Apply the accreditation requirements to measure the quality of services and processes.
  • Assess clinical quality through the using HEDIS® measures.
  • Prepare for the NCQA Accreditation survey process.

HEDIS® is a registered trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). 

Who Should Attend

This interactive webinar is geared towards individuals who are or seek to become actively involved with the NCQA Standards for Health Plan Accreditation (HPA), including:

  • Consultants
  • Credentialing Specialists/Coordinators/Managers/Directors
  • Provider Relations Specialists/Managers
  • Quality Assurance Managers/Directors
  • Quality Improvement Managers/Directors
  • Regulatory Specialists/Managers/Directors
  • Vendors/Contractors

Date, Seminar Hours, Location and Fees

October 27-29 | Washington, DC

Seminar Hours:

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


8:10 a.m. – 8:30 a.m on day one only

Continental breakfast and lunch will be served all three days.


NCQA Headquarters
1100 13th Street, NW, Third Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Details about this seminar location are as follows:

The building is not accessible until 8:00 a.m. Please proceed to the 3rd floor. For a list of hotels near NCQA headquarters, please Click Here



Continuing Education

In support of improving patient care, the National Committee for Quality Assurance is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide Interprofessional Continuing Education for the healthcare team. 

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 15.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change. 

This educational activity is approved for: 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, ANA CNE, APA, ACPE and ASWB ACE.

The assigned universal program number: JA0004597-0000-20-006-L04-P. Upon successful completion of this program (attending the full session and completing a program evaluation), participants will access CPE Monitor on the ACPE website to locate and track their CPE statement of credit.

* Please note – You must attend the entire program to be eligible for total number of contact hours. 

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There are currently 35 seats available

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