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. 10.30.2015

    NCQA Comments on MACRA Measure Development Plan

    NCQA supports CMS' plans for building a patient-centered measure portfolio prioritizing disparities, patient-centered measurement and patient-reported outcomes.

  2. 10.14.2015

    A Future Vision of Medicare Value-Based Payment

    NCQA is proposing 5 key principles for value-based payment under the new Medicare Access & CHP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

  3. 06.29.2015

    NCQA Comments on Medicaid Managed Care Proposed Rule

    NCQA supports harmonizing Medicaid rules with those for Medicare and Marketplace plans, but does not believe states should apply private accreditor standards.

  4. 03.06.2015

    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.

  5. 02.04.2015

    NCQA Endorses Medicaid and CHIP Quality Improvement Act

    NCQA supports Senator Brown's proposed legislation to measure and improve quality of care for all Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries.

  6. 04.16.2014

    NCQA Comments to NQF on SES Risk Adjustment

    NCQA urges socio-economic status risk adjustment for payments to recognize higher cost of care for low-SES patients, but not to measures which would unfairly lock in lower expectations for the very populations that most need better quality.