HEDIS Users Group (HUG)

HUG members can access the latest news about measuring performance and gain insight into how HEDIS evolves. Visitors to this page often check HEDIS FAQs, QRS FAQs, or ask a question through MyNCQA.

NCQA’s HEDIS® Users Group (HUG) gives members access to the most recent information on HEDIS specifications, the latest developments in performance measurement and valuable insights into the entire HEDIS process. HUG members also have unique opportunities to engage with a community of professionals who produce, report and interpret HEDIS data.

HUG 2020-2021 Benefits

  • A single-user e-pub version of Volume 2: Technical Specifications and another e-pub of Volume 2 that includes all changes and clarifications from the Technical Update.
  • Access to the HUG Member web page.
  • Four web-based conferences, plus a bonus conference that addresses key HEDIS implementation issues. Session comments and presentations are posted to the HUG web page.
  • Subscription to the HUG Update, a monthly newsletter with timely technical information and policy updates for HEDIS and accreditation.
  • A $200 voucher toward NCQA publications or products.
  • A 10% discount on 1 or more copies of HEDIS printed publications and e-pubs.
  • A 50% discount on one registration for an NCQA education seminar (does not include some special events).
  • A 50% discount on one registration for the Health Care Quality Congress.

Publications Available to Members

  • Package 1: HEDIS Volumes 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6.
  • Package 2: HEDIS Volumes 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6; Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Health Plans.

More Details

HUG packages are available in print and electronic formats. The print format includes a HEDIS Volume 2 e-pub. The electronic format does not include printed publications.

HUG membership fees vary by package selected. Click here for HUG Packages. See the registration form for details.


Visitors to this page often check HEDIS FAQs or ask a question through MyNCQA.


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