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Recorded Training and Slides on PCMH v5 Guidelines

Materials are based on NCQA PCMH v5 Standards and Guidelines, published in July 2019. Recorded Training on the 40 Core Criteria Password to View Videos: pcmh19 Team-Based Care and Practice Organization (TC): Knowing and Managing Your Patients (KM): Patient Centered Access and Continuity (AC): Care Management [...]

2019-10-29T12:01:45-04:00October 29th, 2019|

Choosing Criteria for Each Virtual Review

This document contains a suggested path to earning NCQA PCMH Recognition,  including which criteria might be best to demonstrate at earlier and later virtual review sessions. The tables below suggest which criteria a practice might demonstrate for each virtual review. Practices are not required to follow the suggestions. NCQA assumes that the practice has [...]

2019-08-23T10:50:45-04:00August 1st, 2019|

Timeline and Tasks for PCMH Recognition

One of the most common questions we are asked is, "How long does it take to pursue and apply for NCQA PCMH Recognition?" Similarly, many folks struggle with creating a work plan for PCMH transformation. To help CHC's plan and manage the work of PCMH transformation, we created an all-in-one reference guide for [...]

2019-08-01T19:02:35-04:00May 13th, 2019|

Jump Start Pathway to PCMH Recognition

It can be overwhelming starting the PCMH recognition journey - figuring out which of the 61 elective criteria you will "go for" in your application to NCQA. To help streamline the process, Community Health Solutions evaluated all criteria in the NCQA PCMH Standards & Guidelines. We then considered which elective criteria may be the [...]

2019-08-01T18:46:26-04:00August 6th, 2018|

Core Criteria Implementation Priorities Pathway

There are 40 core/required criteria in the NCQA PCMH Standards and Guidelines. Based on our knowledge of implementation considerations for these criteria, we recommend a priority list pathway (click image to view) . This is not meant to be prescriptive but is one approach for practices to use as they work through implementation [...]

2019-08-01T18:46:18-04:00May 23rd, 2018|

NCQA PCMH Guidelines

The NCQA PCMH Standards and Guidelines requirements focus on assessing a practice’s transformation into a medical home and specify goals for improvement. To achieve PCMH recognition, practices must meet all 40 core criteria and earn 25 credits from elective criteria across 5 of the 6 concepts. [...]

2019-08-01T16:53:06-04:00May 8th, 2017|

CHS PCMH Tracker

The CHS PCMH Tracker 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 criteria and documents as they are implemented and developed. The summary at the top will [...]

2019-08-01T17:03:35-04:00May 8th, 2017|

CHS PCMH Knowledge Base

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 [...]

2019-08-01T17:05:06-04:00May 3rd, 2017|

How to Submit Notice of Intent (NOI) to HRSA

  HRSA will pay for the cost of Renewal or new PCMH Application Submission. In order to have HRSA pick up the cost of your PCMH application, your CHC must first file a Notice of Intent (NOI). Read more frequently asked questions about PCMH, posted by HRSA. The slides below are a guide for the [...]

2019-08-01T18:46:39-04:00February 28th, 2017|