Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Nonprofit Accrediting Orgs, Regulatory Bodies, and Professional Associations in U.S. Health Care
Slide content:The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Accreditation body for: Health plans Health plan contracting organizations Accountable Care Organizations Accreditation process includes assessments of clinical performance and consumer experience Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set ( HEDIS ) Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems ( CAHPS ) survey 19
Slide notes:The National Committee for Quality Assurance, or NCQA , is a non-profit organization focused on improving health care quality. NCQA offers accreditation for health plans, health plan contracting organizations that provide disease management and other services, and accountable care organizations. The NCQA accreditation process includes an assessment of both clinical performance and consumer experience. The NCQA Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set, known as HEDIS , assesses clinical performance through measurements of health care quality. The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey, known as CAHPS , invites consumers to report on their experiences in obtaining health care services through their health plan. Health IT Workforce Curriculum Version 4.0 19