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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - PCMH Congress is right around the corner. It’s the perfect time to recognize the folks who shepherd so many others through a patient-centered transformation. I am, of course, talking about certified content experts (CCE). For those who don’t know, CCEs are professionals who demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the PCMH model and recognition program, including a mastery […]Nominate Your Champion! 2019 CCE Quality Awards at PCMH CongressAlec Bose
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - More often than not, we write about our accreditation or evaluation programs here. And we’ve talked a lot about the evolution of patient-centered care and our role in promoting it. Today, though, we want to share our take on a revolution underway that could shape the future from the exam room, to the insurers’ offices […]Interoperability and Improved Access: Join Us in Supporting the ProposalsMatt Brock
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Guest Blog Dr. Brittany U. Carter is the Director of Health and Research at Wellsource, an NCQA-certified pioneer in health risk assessments and self-management tools. Dr. Carter specializes in evidence-based practice and health research to ensure the trustworthiness and scientific integrity of our products. — There is no piece of data more important than self-reported […]NCQA Certification Increases the Value of Self-Reported DataNCQA
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - “You can’t improve what you don’t measure”—that motto has always guided our mission. But what do we want to improve? What’s a priority? And after we decide that, we need to know: Are we measuring accurately? These questions drive the idea behind the CMS Meaningful Measures Initiative, announced in 2017. Its goal is to reduce […]CMS Meaningful Measures-NCQA’s Digital Measures Roadmap: What’s the Connection?Alec Bose
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Why Use the PCMH Model? It Helps Quality Improvement

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - As major purchasers of health care, states are charged with keeping costs low and improving the efficiency of care delivered throughout the state. To help them accomplish their goals, states often turn to evidence-based initiatives to improve quality and lower costs. Many of these initiatives focus on primary care. In a recent report, the National […]Why Use the PCMH Model? It Helps Quality ImprovementAmy Maciejowski
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Direct Primary Care and Employers: Breaking it Down

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - There’s been a lot of buzz about direct primary care and how employers can use it. Unlike fee-for-service primary care, direct primary care offers patients improved access to primary care physicians: an office visit can last an hour or more, and patients can phone or text clinicians. Of course, direct primary care generally means more […]Direct Primary Care and Employers: Breaking it DownMatt Brock
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What the Rise in “Big Data” Means for Employers

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - It is a known fact that to improve the quality of health care, you must measure it. We stand on the edge of a vast ocean of information readily available for the first time. So, with the arrival—uh, explosion of “big data” in health care (the vast quantities of data from multiple health care services), […]What the Rise in “Big Data” Means for EmployersMatt Brock
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Where will the Digital Measures Roadmap lead?

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - If you could look into the future of health care, what would you see? Better quality? Less burdensome measurement and reporting for providers and health plans? More efficient, more accurate measurement? The future might be sooner than you think. NCQA is developing a tool to bring those changes into view: We call it our Digital […]Where will the Digital Measures Roadmap lead?Alec Bose
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - At NCQA, we support investing in primary care as one of the best ways to improve health care. Fortunately, the folks with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) agree. That’s why we collaborated to create a customized PCMH program that supports its goal of improving primary care. This state-specific PCMH model gives providers […]New York State PCMH Raises the Bar: Program Adoption Sees BIG Increase!Alec Bose
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - The phrase “You can’t improve what you can’t measure” makes sense. Consider that theme the driving force behind the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) effort to develop quality measures for programs that serve dual-eligible and Medicaid-only participants. LTSS: The Next Phase In 2017, Medicaid managed care plans delivered long-term services and supports (LTSS) […]LTSS Update: The Next Phase in LTSS Performance MeasuresWhitsun Lyttle
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