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National Committee for Quality Assurance

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a private, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. Since its founding in 1990, NCQA has been a central figure in driving improvement throughout the health care system, helping to elevate the issue of health care quality. NCQA developed six practice standards that reflect a practice’s alignment with the Joint Principles of Patient-Centered Medical Home: Standard 1: Patient-Centered Access; Standard 2: Team-Based Care; Standard 3: Population Health Management; Standard 4: Care Management and Support; Standard 5: Care Coordination and Care Transitions; and Standard 6: Performance Measurement and Quality Improvement.

Refer to the link for more information on each of the standards. PCMH 2014 Content Scoring

Last Updated: 9/22/2016