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.

Filter Results
  1. 06.01.2018

    NCQA Urges CMS to give MACRA Credit to Medicare Advantage APMs

    NCQA, along with 10 other leading health organizations, urges CMS to give MACRA credit to clinicians participating in Medicare Advantage Alternative Payment Models.

  2. 05.23.2018

    NCQA Supports better measurement for serious mental illness and emotional disturbances

    NCQA recommends a strategy to the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee for improving serious mental illness and emotional disturbances measures.

  3. 05.18.2018

    NCQA Comments on CMS Direct Provider Contracting RFI

    NCQA urges CMS to limit DPCs to high-value PCMH & PCSP providers, and to prohibit DPC clinicians from charging more than Medicare payment limits.

  4. 04.18.2018

    NCQA Supports Medicaid Behavioral Measure Reporting

    NCQA supports draft legislation to require state reporting of Medicaid Adult Core Set behavioral measures to help fight opioids.

  5. 03.21.2018

    NCQA Statement to the House Ways & Means Health Subcommittee on MACRA Implementation

    NCQA says the law is working but more is needed to reduce quality reporting burdens.

  6. 02.27.2018

    NCQA Comments on 2019 Medicare Advantage Call Letter

    NCQA supports proposed opioid limits and wider use of supplemental benefits.

  7. 02.16.2018

    NCQA Comments on Senate Finance Committee Opioid Inquiry

    NCQA recommends adding HEDIS opioid measures to the Medicare Advantage Star Ratings to encourage action to address the epidemic.

  8. 01.29.2018

    NCQA Congratulates HHS Secretary Azar on his Confirmation

    NCQA looks forward to working with Azar on our shared goal of high-quality, efficient, affordable health care.

  9. 11.28.2017

    NCQA Comments on Final Rule for QPP Year 2

    NCQA supports higher patient-centered practice thresholds and urges auto-credit for these practices use of health IT.

  10. 11.21.2017

    NCQA Comments on Proposed 2019 ACA Exchange/Marketplace Rules

    NCQA urges CMS to rely on Exchange-specific accreditation and address disparities via stratification.

  11. 11.15.2017

    NCQA Comments on CMMI’s New Direction

    NCQA provides feedback on the CMS Request for Information regarding the Innovation Center's New Direction.

  12. 09.26.2017

    NCQA Response to Ways & Means Provider Statutory & Regulatory Relief Initiative

    NCQA provides feedback to W&M on how to reduce provider burden in quality measurement with a fully automated system for quality measure reporting.