Sneak Preview: New NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Standards

Sneak Preview: New NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Standards

NCQAApoorva Stull, 202-955-3567orAshley Carter, 202-955-5106


NCQA will host a briefing about its 2014 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition standards, launching March 24.

Medical homes use teamwork and technology to improve quality and patients’ experience of care, and reduce costs. NCQA’s PCMH Recognition program is the most widely adopted medical home model in the country.

Changes affecting the advantages and requirements of NCQA PCMH Recognition include:

Monday, March 10, 9:30–10:30 a.m. ET

This briefing is open to journalists and others who are interested in health care delivery system innovations. and will summarize the PCMH 2014 standards. Guest speakers who advised NCQA on the new standards are:

1. Connect to

2. Locate the event: Sneak Preview: New Patient-Centered Medical Home Standards.

3. Enter your information to register and click JOIN.

4. Enter the password: Pcmh2014.

5. Establish your phone connection by calling 866-469-3239.

6. Enter the conference code: 666 575 658

7. If you have trouble connecting, call 866-229-3239, Option 1.

Contact either Apoorva Stull at or 202-955-3567, or Ashley Carter at or 202-955-5106.

NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s Web site ( contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.