Health Equity Accreditation Plus
November 9, 2023 1pm-4pm ET
Highlighting Health Equity Accreditation Plus builds on these activities for organizations that are more advanced and have an ongoing commitment to health equity.
Early Bird $399 until October 5, 2023
About this Webinar Training
Health Equity Accreditation Plus
NCQA’s Health Equity Accreditation Plus helps health care organizations that have implemented core Health Equity Accreditation activities establish processes and cross-sector partnerships that identify and address social risk factors in their communities and the social needs of the people they serve. This program highlights how Health Equity Accreditation Plus builds on these activities for organizations that are more advanced and have an ongoing commitment to health equity.
There will be an opportunity to hear more about the Health Equity Accreditation Plus program and its requirements, and ask your questions live.
What You Will Learn
- Outline the fundamental principles and scope of Health Equity Accreditation Plus.
- Determine how to define their service area and communities served as applicable for the program.
- Describe data collection and use expectations for social needs and social risks.
- Understand how to prioritize the social risks and social needs impacting their population and outline steps for partnering with organizations to address priorities.
- Uncover key considerations for how to establish and maintain relationships with the communities served.
- Become familiar with expectations to track referrals and identify opportunities to improve interventions.
- Hear examples of how pilot participants have operationalized the standards.
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Who Should Attend
- Health Plans
- Health Systems
- Accountable Care Orgs
- Managed Behavioral Healthcare Orgs
- Population Health Orgs
- Wellness Orgs
- Leveragers in the Federal Government, States and Employers
Amelia Bedri, MSHA
Amelia Bedri is currently a Senior Program Content Engineer in Product Management at NCQA. In this position, Ms. Bedri works collaboratively to organize the direction, structure and delivery of NCQA’s Accreditation and Certification Standards and Guidelines, from concept to launch. Ms. Bedri has led the development cycle for NCQA’s Health Equity Accreditation program and acts as the subject matter expert for the product. As part of the development cycle, Ms. Bedri employs an iterative framework when drafting standards which includes continuous engagement with NCQA advisory committees, customers, and other stakeholders to inform market need, content specification and determine standard feasibility.
Prior to this role, Ms. Bedri was a Policy Manager, Accreditation Policy where she served as the product and context expert for designated Accreditation products and was responsible for providing clarification of content-specific issues for internal and external customers. This role allowed Ms. Bedri to gain a thorough understanding of how to interpret NCQA Accreditation Standards and Guidelines, the product development and maintenance cycle, and the importance of customer input.
Prior to joining NCQA, Ms. Bedri worked as the lead researcher for MedStar Health Corporation in Washington, DC, in the development of their community health needs assessment. Ms. Bedri was responsible for performing research, analyzing primary and secondary data, leading community engagement meetings, and providing recommendations for hospital resource allocation.
Ms. Bedris’ experience in the health care industry is unique, she has held numerous positions in a variety of settings: from the hospital environment to managed care, with personal home care agencies and consulting for start-ups, health systems and state health departments.
Ms. Bedri earned her MHSA from Georgetown University and graduated with summa cum laude.
Liz Ryder (she/her) is Assistant Director in Product Management at NCQA. In this role, she leads NCQA’s cross-functional team tasked with identifying opportunities to embed expectations for health equity into all NCQA programs and pursuing new opportunities to advance health equity amid a rapidly evolving health care landscape.
This live course grants 2.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) points for PCMH Certified Content Experts.
This is a non-accredited activity.
* Please note – You must attend the entire program to be eligible for total number of contact hours.
DISCLOSURE OF RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) endorses the Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education which specify that sponsors of continuing medical education activities and presenters at and planners for these activities disclose any relevant financial relationships either party might have with commercial companies whose products or services are discussed in educational presentations.
For sponsors, relevant financial relationships include large research grants, institutional agreements for joint initiatives, substantial gifts, or other relationships that benefit the institution. For presenters or planning committee members, relevant financial relationships include the receipt of research grants from a commercial company, consultancies, honoraria, travel, or other benefits, or having a self-managed equity interest in a company; or having an immediate family member or partner with such a relationship.
Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.
Relevant financial relationships exist with the following companies/organizations:
Liz Ryder: None
Amelia Bedri: None
Additional Planning Committee Member:
Crissy Crittenden: None
This program was developed in part by NCQA staff.
This program received no commercial support.
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