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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 02.27.2018

    NCQA Comments on 2019 Medicare Advantage Call Letter

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

  11. 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.

  12. 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.