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. 02.10.2017

    NCQA Comments on RFI for PACE and P3C

    NCQA provides feedback on RFI for new and existing models of integrated care.

  2. 01.24.2017

    NCQA and 120+ Groups Support Value-Based Reforms

    NCQA and more than 120 other leading health care organizations are urging Congress to continue focusing on value-based, patient-centered reforms.

  3. 01.09.2017

    NCQA Comments on Proposed Medicare Advantage Rules

    NCQA supports opioid limit and value-based insurance design proposals.

  4. 12.15.2016

    NCQA Comments on Final MACRA Rule

    NCQA provides comment on the final rule for implementing the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

  5. 10.29.2016

    NCQA Comments on State Innovation Model RFI

    NCQA provides feedback on questions and concepts related to state-based delivery and payment reform initiatives.

  6. 08.31.2016

    NCQA Comments on Proposed 2016 Physician Fee Schedule

    NCQA offers feedback on proposed changes to the PFS, highlighting support for proposals to strengthen primary care and patient-centered care management.

  7. 08.10.2016

    NCQA Comments on Patient Relationship Categories and Codes

    NCQA recommends that CMS develop an automated decision tree to attribute patients to clinicians for measurement in the Merit-Based Payment Incentive System (MIPS).

  8. 05.02.2016

    NCQA Responds to CMS RFI on ACA Burdens 3

    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.

  9. 03.10.2016

    NCQA Comments on SAMHSA Privacy Updates

    NCQA supports SAMHSA proposal to modernize privacy standards to encourage better care coordination and data sharing.

  10. 01.27.2016

    NCQA Comments on eMeasure Certification RFI

    NCQA feedback on the Request for Information on Certification Frequency and Requirements for the Reporting of Quality Measures under CMS Programs.

  11. 12.21.2015

    NCQA Comments on Proposed Star Ratings System for Duals

    NCQA provides feedback on CMS' effort to develop a star rating system for Financial Alignment Initiative Medicare-Medicaid Plans.

  12. 11.25.2015

    NCQA Comments on Risk Adjusting Medicare Advantage Payment for Duals

    NCQA supports CMS' plan to pay Medicare Advantage plans more for the higher cost of serving enrollees eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.