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Navigating Q-PASS for Annual Reporting

In this post we provide an update on the PCMH 2017 Annual Reporting (Sustaining) process and the ability to renew in Q-PASS under the new annual reporting requirements. NCQA has updated the new Q-PASS system. The system is now ready for you to enroll those sites that are PCMH 2014 Level 3 and expiring in [...]

October 12th, 2017|

Accelerated Renewal to 2017

Health centers who achieved recognition in PCMH 2011 at Level 1, 2 or 3, or PCMH 2014 at Level 1 or 2 may pursue Accelerated Renewal under PCMH 2017. These practices may attest to meeting certain criteria without providing all the evidence required of practices seeking recognition for the first time. Those criteria not [...]

August 4th, 2017|

Maintaining PCMH Promising Practices

We always welcome additional ideas. Click here to submit your idea or approach. 1) Designate one team member who owns the PCMH program. This person may not be responsible for all the maintenance tasks but instead may delegate the requirements to other team members. 2) Print off and provide PCMH policy notebooks for [...]

August 3rd, 2017|

Crosswalk 2014 to 2017

NCQA just released their crosswalk of the 2014 Standards to the 2017 version. The 2014 Elements and Factors are listed along the left-hand column, next to the corresponding 2017 criteria which are similar in intent and requirements.

June 29th, 2017|

Annual Reporting for PCMH 2017

For the annual check-in, health centers will demonstrate they continue to align with recognition requirements. The preliminary annual reporting requirements for PCMH recognition are outlined in the PDF below. This is the version current as of 9.30.17 (accessed here). Practices will also have the opportunity to submit data and documentation on special topics, such as [...]

May 11th, 2017|

2017 NCQA PCMH Guidelines

The redesigned PCMH 2017 requirements focus on assessing a practice’s transformation into a medical home and specify goals for improvement. NCQA has also eliminated the levels of recognition, points and must-pass elements. To achieve recognition under PCMH 2017, practices must meet all core criteria and earn 25 credits in elective criteria across 5 of 6 [...]

May 8th, 2017|

CHS PCMH Tracker 2017

The CHS PCMH Tracker 2017 is an organizational management tool to be used by PCMH leaders to keep track of the criteria and documentation that has been put into place. We recommend that everyone use this tracker to mark NCQA PCMH 2017 criteria and documents as they are implemented and developed. The summary at the top [...]

May 8th, 2017|

CHS PCMH Knowledge Base 2017

The CHS PCMH Knowledge Base is a database of hundreds of documentation examples, frequently asked questions, tools and resources relevant to health centers’ PCMH development. Many of these documentation examples and tools were developed for prior version of the NCQA PCMH program, but the content is still pertinent. We crosswalked [...]

May 3rd, 2017|

The 2014 PCMH Scoring Tool

*Updated 3.31.16 - The PCMH 2014 Scoring Tool is an interactive spreadsheet for health care practitioners and staff to use in managing PCMH development at their organization. This tool incorporates the PCMH 2014 Standards and Guidelines defined by NCQA. Use this PCMH 2014 Scoring Tool to catalog documentation, check off elements as they are put [...]

March 31st, 2017|

eCW Prevalidation and Autocredit

As of 10/13/2015, eClinicalWorks client practices utilizing version 10 of the eClinicalWorks solution may benefit from reduced documentation and have scoring associated with awarded Autocredit applied to their total PCMH 2014 Survey score.  In order for awarded autocredit to be applied to their total score, eligible practices must attest to the implementation and use of [...]

March 27th, 2017|