Comment Letters

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.

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  1. 03.28.2019

    NCQA Endorses the Stabilized Medicaid & CHIP Act (House)

    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.

  2. 03.01.2019

    NCQA Comments on Medicare Advantage 2020 Call Letter

    NCQA urges CMS to provide maximum flexibility on new supplemental benefits for the chronically ill that are not primarily health related.

  3. 03.01.2019

    NCQA Comments on VA MISSION Act Urgent Care Proposed Rule

    NCQA urged the Veterans Administration to require Patient-Centered Connected Care recognition for non-VA urgent and retail care clinics.

  4. 02.20.2019

    NCQA Response to CMS RFI on Accreditor Conflicts of Interest

    NCQA describes our policies and procedures for preventing conflicts of interest in our health plan accreditation program.

  5. 01.28.2019

    NCQA Strategy to Reduce EHR Burden Comments

    NCQA urges ONC to transfer eMeasure certification testing to our more robust methodology.

  6. 12.18.2018

    NCQA Proposed Medicare Advantage Rule Comments

    NCQA supports proposals to expand telehealth, unify D-SNP appeals and share Parts A & B data with Part D-only drug plans.

  7. 10.15.2018

    NCQA Comments on VA MISSION Act

    NCQA urges the VA to use our programs and expertise to help meeting MISSION Act implementation challenges.

  8. 09.20.2018

    NCQA Urges Adoption of House Language on Sharing Addiction Data

    NCQA urges House & Senate leaders on opioid legislation to adopt House language allowing data sharing of addiction record to improve care coordination and expand access.

  9. 09.06.2018

    NCQA Comments on Proposed 2019 MACRA Rule

    NCQA urges CMS to give PCMH/PCSPs MACRA auto-credit for their extensive use of health IT & let more low-volume clinicians join virtual groups.

  10. 08.16.2018

    NCQA Comments to the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is greatly interested in developing an AAPM proposal and is discussing this with medical specialty societies, health systems and states who share our interest.

  11. 08.14.2018

    NCQA Comments on Stark Self-Referral Law

    NCQA urges CMS to waive Stark self-referral rules for Alternative Payment Models to promote and enhance value-based care.

  12. 06.20.2018

    NCQA Endorses HR4952

    NCQA endorses Reps. Kelly & Kind's bill requiring HHS to study & report on the Medicare Advantage benchmark cap that prevent high-quality plans from getting bonuses they have earned.