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 provides feedback on questions and concepts related to state-based delivery and payment reform initiatives.
NCQA offers feedback on proposed changes to the PFS, highlighting support for proposals to strengthen primary care and patient-centered care management.
NCQA recommends that CMS develop an automated decision tree to attribute patients to clinicians for measurement in the Merit-Based Payment Incentive System (MIPS).
NCQA urges CMS to allow deeming for accredited Exchange plans, and to reduce clinical quality measure reporting burden by moving to well-designed & tested electronic clinical quality measures.
NCQA supports SAMHSA proposal to modernize privacy standards to encourage better care coordination and data sharing.
NCQA feedback on the Request for Information on Certification Frequency and Requirements for the Reporting of Quality Measures under CMS Programs.
NCQA provides feedback on CMS' effort to develop a star rating system for Financial Alignment Initiative Medicare-Medicaid Plans.
NCQA supports CMS' plan to pay Medicare Advantage plans more for the higher cost of serving enrollees eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.
NCQA supports CMS' plans for building a patient-centered measure portfolio prioritizing disparities, patient-centered measurement and patient-reported outcomes.
NCQA is proposing 5 key principles for value-based payment under the new Medicare Access & CHP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).
NCQA supports harmonizing Medicaid rules with those for Medicare and Marketplace plans, but does not believe states should apply private accreditor standards.
NCQA Comments on Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year 2016 for Medicare Advantage Call Letter
NCQA urges CMS to risk adjust payments rather than quality measures for socioeconomic status.