The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) wants your take on our proposed health equity strategy.
NCQA also seeks comments on proposed updates to Health Plan Accreditation 2022. Updates focus on incorporating health equity considerations into the Population Health Management and Quality Improvement and Management standard categories.
Proposed Updates for HPA 2022:
Add new factors to strengthen organizations commitment to health equity and discovery of disparities within their populations:
Add one new element to promote diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization:
How to Comment
NCQA reviews all feedback submitted during the public comment period.
Matt Brock is the Director of Communications at NCQA. After more than two decades working in broadcast journalism, Matt now leads NCQA’s efforts to develop unique content that engages and informs consumers as well as providers, plans and policymakers via this blog, our website, NCQA.org and numerous social media platforms. Matt’s goal is to educate consumers and to direct them to the best resources when considering quality in their health care decisions.