NCQA Measure Specification Hub to Support CMS Innovation Center Programs/Models
To assess the quality of new and innovative delivery models, NCQA is proud to partner with CMS/CMMI to provide complimentary access to applicable NCQA measure specifications for Innovation Center model participants. This page allows organization with CMS/CMMI participation agreements to download the applicable measure specifications and related content for use in specific models. Questions related to the models should be directed to the Innovation Center.
Please compete the below intake form(s) that meet your needs. Note that you must submit a separate intake form for each program.
If you are a vendor or consultant who will assist program participants, select the “vendor or consultant” checkbox and click “SUBMIT”. NCQA will contact you for a custom license to meet your needs.
Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART)
Through the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model, CMS aims to continue addressing disparities by providing a way for rural communities to transform their health care delivery systems by leveraging innovative financial arrangements as well as operational and regulatory flexibilities.
Primary Care First (PCF)
Primary Care First is a voluntary alternative five-year payment model that rewards value and quality by offering an innovative payment structure to support the delivery of advanced primary care. In response to input from primary care clinician stakeholders, Primary Care First is based on the principles underlying the existing Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model design: prioritizing the clinician-patient relationship; enhancing care for patients with complex chronic needs, and focusing financial incentives on improved health outcomes.