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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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COPPA: A few tips to keep your child safe online

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Online games and websites for kids are everywhere these days – to the point that it’s commonplace to see toddlers playing with them, too. And while the internet has positive ways for kids to explore and learn, privacy concerns are lurking. To help protect children’s privacy, the FTC enforces the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which requires websites and online services to get consent from parents before collecting personal information from kids younger than 13.
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  And we have a seminar you can’t miss.  I’m looking at you if your work as or with: Primary care, specialty and community center practice staff. Integrated Delivery Networks. Practice care teams. Practice manager. CCE’s. Consultants. You can’t miss the Best Practices in Behavioral Health Distinction Webinar on May […]Can’t Miss Seminar for Mental Health Awareness Month: Behavioral Health DistinctionMatt Brock
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On Earth Day, recycle or donate old electronics

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April 22 is Earth Day and a great time to consider e-cycling or donating your used electronics.
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Scammers and your Notre Dame donations

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Following last week’s devastating fire that destroyed much of the famous and historically important Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, fundraising efforts have begun. Many generous people may decide to donate money toward rebuilding efforts – and scammers know that. They’re ready to take donations, too, so here are some things to consider before you give to an organization or a crowdfunding project:
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In the 1990s, many Americans interacted with the Internet through America Online. While this platform was revolutionary, providing users with e-mail services and access to content, it was also a closed network. Their users were restricted from accessing applications, content, and services available outside of AOL’s approved content providers. In the healthcare landscape, we still have a similar dynamic today. Both national networks and local or regional health information exchanges provide valu...
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