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6.23.2023 July 2023 PCSP Summary of Updates What changes were made to the PCSP Standards and Guidelines for Version 6?

TopicUpdate Highlights
Front Matter (Audit Section)Evidence of implementation submitted for an audit, including reporting data, must be recent to the time of the audit.
Front MatterAdded a section addressing conflicts with regulatory requirements. This applies to all Recognition products.
CM 04Added: “The care plan needs to be written in a health literacy level accessible to the patient (not medical jargon or billing codes).”

Also added – “Note: After-visit summaries may only be used if it contains plain language and shows patient involvement in the creation of the plan.”

KM 06Removed “pronouns” and added “language” in the guidance section as examples that may not be submitted for “other aspects of health”.
KM 09
Added clarification on evidence: “Practices are to submit a report that is broken down by numerator/denominator and percentages for each category. For example, Black or African American = 400/1000 (40%); Asian = 300/1000 (30%), etc.”
PM 20New criterion – Person-Driven Outcomes Approach: Monitoring and Follow-Up

ALL 2019