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PCMH 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|

Webinar 5.11 on PCMH 2017 Resources and Tools

NCQA released the redesigned PCMH 2017 program. This includes an updated program design as well as a new set of requirements (concepts, competencies, and criteria). In this webinar we provide an overview of the changes as well as an orientation to the tools and resources available to help your CHC transform. Click PLAY to [...]

May 18th, 2017|

Annual Reporting for PCMH 2017

In the PCMH 2017 program, practices move through three stages: Commit -> Transform -> Succeed. After a health center "Succeeds" in achieving PCMH recognition, they will maintain their recognition through annual check-ins with NCQA. This is instead of the old 3-year recognition period, at the end of which health centers would have to submit a [...]

May 11th, 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|

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 concepts. [...]

May 3rd, 2017|

How to Submit Notice of Intent (NOI) to HRSA

PLEASE NOTE: The last day to submit an NOI for PCMH 2014 Standards through EHB is March 17, 2017. HRSA approval of the NOIs submitted by March 17 will still be valid, even if approved after that date. Read more frequently asked questions about PCMH, posted by HRSA. HRSA will pay for the cost of Survey [...]

February 28th, 2017|

Redesign Overview and Pricing

As many of you are already aware, NCQA is redesigning the entire PCMH program - pricing, structure and application process. These changes are in response to concerns and criticism raised about the program until now. The new program will be released March 31, 2017. We held a webinar on December 2, 2016 to discuss the [...]

October 17th, 2016|