Changes to NCQA Accreditation Standards for 2019 and 2020 Standards Years

On August 28, at Noon EST, The Mihalik Group conducted a webinar on “Q and A on Changes to NCQA Accreditation Standards for 2019 and 2020”, presented by Veronica Locke, BS, MHSA, TMG’s newest member of our NCQA consulting team.  Until recently Ms. Locke was a Senior Manager of Accreditation Policy for the NCQA, her areas of expertise include quality assessment and improvement; credentialing and privileging; delegation; disease management accreditation/certification; population health management; multicultural health care and compliance with accreditation standards, including standards for health plans, managed behavioral health care organizations and credentialing verification organizations.

The NCQA Health Plan Accreditation changes are the most extensive in more than 20 years, not only are the changes affecting the standards, but also scoring and accreditation statuses.  During this session, we briefly highlighted the changes and dedicated most of the session on answering your questions. Please email if you have any questions.