Making Care Primary (MCP)

Measure Specification Files

To access measure specifications and related resources for NCQA measures used in the Making Care Primary (MCP) model, please click on the links below for the applicable model year.

Model YearMeasure Specifications
  • Acute Hospital Utilization (AHU)**
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening (COL)
  • Controlling High Blood Pressure (CBP)
  • Emergency Department Utilization (EDU)**
  • Glycemic Status Assessment for Patients With Diabetes (GSD)

*Anticipated release date: Summer 2024

**This is a risk-adjusted utilization measure that compares observed to expected rates. The exact risk weights that will be used for this measure in this Innovation Center model will be determined at a date closer to implementation. Therefore, NCQA is providing access to the specifications without the risk weights needed for calculating expected values.

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