Health Care Quality Study: Good News, Bad News and in Between

NCQA State of Health Care Quality Report to be Released at October 23 Online Press Event

Health Care Quality Study: Good News, Bad News and in Between

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) will release its analysis of the latest quality results in its . Findings include:

The 2013 summarizes calendar year 2012 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) results from health plans covering 136 million people, or 43 percent of the U.S. population. HEDIS is health care’s most widely used performance improvement tool.

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 is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and researchers.

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