Enrolling in Recognition via Q-PASS

The entire recognition process is managed through the Q-PASS system.

The entire recognition process is managed through the Q-PASS system. Upload documentation, track your progress, manage practice sites and clinicians, and pay recognition fees in Q-PASS. Enrolling in Q-PASS starts the recognition process.

Before You Enroll

Sign in to Q-PASS. If your organization is currently recognized and you have an existing account:

  • Your Q-PASS login is the same as your My.NCQA login. Enter the account email and password. Search for your organization in Q-PASS. Claim your organization if it is in Q-PASS.
  • If you don’t see your organization in Q-PASS, you will need to create it. Enter the required information in the fields.

If your organization is not currently recognized:

Create a new account at qpass.ncqa.org and add your organization into the system.

Steps For Enrolling

  • Step 1: Add practice sites.
  • Step 2: Add the recognition program for which you want to be recognized.
  • Step 3: Set up clinicians.
  • Step 4: Sign legal agreements.
  • Step 5: Generate the invoice and pay.
  • Step 6: Review your information and complete enrollment.

Once you’re enrolled, an NCQA representative will contact you to set up a kick-off call.


A step-by-step guide can be found in Appendix A of the Getting Started Toolkit. You can download the toolkit here.

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