Our Public Policy team regularly submits comment letters to federal and state entities on a broad range of health care topics. Read our most recent comment letters below.
NCQA supports proposed changes to anti-kick rules for value-based payment arrangements.
NCQA Supports changes to the Stark rule on physician self-referral for value-based payment arrangements.
NCQA urges data standardization and validation and encouraging increased immunization information systems reporting
NCQA urges support for non-opioid pain management, evidence-based treatment and expanded access to care.
NCQA supports the addition of non-duplication language for mandatory EQR-related activities to reduce burden on managed care plans and states.
NCQA supports the move to smaller sets of specialty-specific, outcome-based and population health measures in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
NCQA opposed proposal to curtail protections for LGBT patients.
NCQA urges CMS to increase bonuses points for electronic reporting to support the move to digital quality measurement.
NCQA supports requiring EHR certification for electronic clinical quality measures and urges CMS to use our certification program that is the most rigorous.
NCQA strongly supports ONC's proposed rule to promote electronic data exchange and stop data blocking, which will advance NCQA's goal of automatically extracting quality measurement data from electronic health information sources.
NCQA supports CMS proposed rule to stop data blocking and improve interoperability and patient access.
NCQA supports House & Senate bills to require continuous 12-month coverage for everyone in Medicaid and CHIP, which is essential for improving and measuring quality.