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NCQA

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The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has unveiled its Health Plan Report Card, which gives consumers free access to comprehensive information about the clinical performance, member satisfaction, access to care, and overall quality of the nation's managed care plans.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance released a draft of technical specifications for HEDIS 2000 for review and comment.
In addition, CAC's medical centres have achieved certification by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a level one Physician Practice Connections - Patient-Centered Medical Home as well as a three-year recognition through the Diabetes Recognition Programme developed by NCQA and the American Diabetes Association.
Health plans are registering across-the-board improvements in care and service, especially in the areas of controlling or preventing disease, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) says in its fifth annual State of Managed Care Quality report.
Kentucky-based company that is fully certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).The three companies say they aren't giving up the judgment that is essential for creating the provider networks their clients need and want.
The next step is to implement the guidelines, said James Leist, Ed.D., who served as an National Committee for Quality Assurance consultant and worked with focus groups of cardiologists, primary care physicians, and medical directors.
The Health Care Financing Administration is developing a "Medicare report card" in collaboration with the National Committee for Quality Assurance in Washington, D.C.
Usable tools are the biggest boost to implementing new guidelines, workshop participants said at a conference on cholesterol management sponsored by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The committee and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute have developed a variety of tools to speed adoption of the National Cholesterol Education Program's Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines and to help physicians implement them in practice.
"We want you to develop a plan of action and develop two or three steps to put into practice when you get back home," said James Leist, Ed.D., who served as an National Committee for Quality Assurance consultant and worked with focus groups of cardiologists, primary care physicians, and medical directors.
Consider the decisions being made by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and by U.S.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance, through its Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set measurements, has recommended routine annual screening eye exams for all patients with type 2 diabetes.
Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, the first physician to hold the position of Vice President for Performance Measure at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), also believes quality measurement is faulty.

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