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.


Stay Ahead with the HEDIS Users Group

The HEDIS Users Group (HUG) provides members with the latest updates on HEDIS® specifications, advancements in performance measurement, and comprehensive insights into the HEDIS process. As a HEDIS Users Group member, you’ll join a dynamic community of professionals dedicated to producing, reporting, and interpreting HEDIS data.

HEDIS Users Group Benefits

Exclusive Access and Discounts

  • PCS Fast Pass: Get priority handling of your HEDIS PCS questions through our new pilot program.
  • Digital Publications: Access electronic copies of HEDIS Volumes 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6, plus the Standards and Guidelines for Health Plan Accreditation (Package 2 only).
  • Updated Technical Specifications: Receive a single-user e-pub version of Volume 2, complete with all updates and clarifications included in the Technical Update Memo.

Educational Opportunities

  • Web-Based Conferences: Attend four web conferences focusing on key HEDIS implementation issues, with additional refresher courses. Recordings and presentations are available afterward.
  • Newsletter Subscription: Stay informed with the HUG Update, a monthly newsletter offering timely technical information and policy updates.
  • NCQA Education Discounts: Enjoy a 50% discount on one NCQA education seminar registration and a 10% discount on HEDIS e-pubs.
  • Health Innovation Summit Discount: Benefit from the NCQA Affiliate Rate for the Health Innovation Summit and join our exclusive Ask the Expert coffee break session.

Additional Perks

  • NCQA Voucher: Receive a $200 voucher toward NCQA publications or products.
  • New Measure Development: Participate in the development of new measures with NCQA’s Performance Measurement Department, including annual measure reevaluation and field-testing.

HEDIS Users Group Membership Packages

Choose the package that best fits your needs:

  • Package 1: Includes HEDIS Volumes 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6.
  • Package 2: Includes everything in Package 1, plus the Standards and Guidelines for Health Plan Accreditation.
  • Webinar Upgrade: Enhance your membership by adding staff from your organization to participate in webinars.
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