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Comment LetterNCQA Responds to House Budget Committee Health Care Task Force RFI

Last modified 01.02.2024

NCQA believes that reducing health care costs while improving patient outcomes requires innovation in both the delivery of care and payment approaches.

Comment LetterNCQA Comments on CMS’s CY 2024 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

Last modified 09.18.2023

NCQA highlights health equity, person-centered care, behavioral health care, and digital transformation in their comments on the CMS Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule.

Comment LetterNCQA Comments on 2023 Medicaid Managed Care Proposed Rule

Last modified 08.18.2023

NCQA supports CMS proposed rule to make it easier for states to leverage NCQA Health Plan Accreditation for non-duplication.

Comment LetterNCQA Comments on HCBS Access Rule

Last modified 08.18.2023

NCQA highlights the advantages to states for leveraging NCQA LTSS programs to meet proposed CMS rules for HCBS access.

Comment LetterNCQA Responds to CMS RFI: Episode-Based Payment Model

Last modified 08.18.2023

NCQA provides comments on the CMS RFI in the following areas: care delivery and incentive structure alignment; quality measures, interoperability and multi-payer alignment; and health equity.

Comment LetterNCQA Comments on OMB’s Initial Proposals for Updating Race and Ethnicity Standards

Last modified 07.26.2023

NCQA supports the expansion of race and ethnicity categories and encourages OMB to provide guidance on implementation to ensure data are meaningful and usable.

Comment LetterNCQA Responds to Senate RFI for Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) Reauthorization

Last modified 04.10.2023

NCQA encourages HHS to accelerate the move to a fully digital public health reporting ecosystem, with digital quality measures (dQMs) as a core component.

Comment LetterNCQA Comments on CMS’s Advancing Interoperability and Improving Prior Authorization Processes proposed rule

Last modified 03.16.2023

NCQA applauds CMS’s efforts to improve the exchange of health information; supports digitizing prior authorization as an opportunity to improve both patient and provider experience.

Comment LetterNCQA Responds to CMS’s CY 2024 Medicare Advantage Advance Notice

Last modified 03.07.2023

NCQA applauds the establishment of the Universal Foundation across CMS; provides feedback on other changes and potential new measure concepts for the Medicare Advantage Star Ratings.

Comment LetterNCQA Responds to CMS’s CY 2024 Medicare Advantage Policy and Technical Changes Proposed Rule

Last modified 02.15.2023

NCQA encourages adoption of Health Equity Accreditation in alignment with CMS’s goal to advance health equity in Medicare Advantage.