Category Archives: NCQA

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Member Connection Standards for Health Plans (MEM Standards)

New NCQA Population Health Management Standards

The recently announced National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 2018 Health Plan Accreditation (HPA) standards and guidelines include a new category: Population Health Management (PHM). PHM combines existing standards, such as wellness and complex case management, with data analytics for identifying population needs, targeting resources to the right individuals, and evaluating the impact...
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PDHI Earns NCQA Certification Again

PDHI has earned certification for the fifth consecutive time from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). As a result, our clients receive automatic credit when undergoing an NCQA accreditation survey. NCQA, a private nonprofit organization, is the most widely-recognized accreditation program in the United States. It conducts a rigorous process to ensure that...
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Replacing the UOM Health Assessment

The University of Michigan Health Management Research Center’s (HMRC) founder, Dee Edington, PhD, pioneered the use of health assessments as a wellness program tool over 30 years ago. Since then the center has processed over 12 million health assessments. The center will be closing on December 31, 2016. Current users who are affected by this...
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What Is a Health Risk Assessment?

A health risk assessment, or HRA, sometimes called a health appraisal or health assessment, is a screening tool that helps individuals identify and understand their health risks and monitor health status over time. A health risk assessment includes a questionnaire, an assessment of health...
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