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The nation’s health centers provide access to primary care services and a primary care medical home to more than 28 million patients. NCQA supports health centers that want to become Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). Go to NCQA's HRSA Resources Page to learn more about how HRSA and NCQA support health centers in PCMH development. [...]

2020-09-17T10:23:48-04:00August 7th, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-08-07T10:08:08-04:00May 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 [...]

2020-08-07T10:09:21-04:00August 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 [...]

2020-08-07T10:13:04-04:00May 23rd, 2018|

Best Practice Guide on Patient Flow

We have just posted an updated Best Practice Guide on Patient Flow.  This guide provides 20 ideas for optimizing patient flow as recommended by CHC Leadership Institute members, plus webinar slides and best practice tools. Click here to view the guide.  Also look for additional guides in the coming days.

2017-11-13T15:55:23-05:00November 13th, 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 [...]

2020-09-14T17:07:47-04:00May 7th, 2017|

PCMH 2014 Renewal Process

Goes over the process for renewal for NCQA’s 2014 Standards Password: *PCMH1234*

2017-08-31T15:18:51-04:00September 23rd, 2016|

PCMH Notice of Intent

Goes over how to submit your NOI to HRSA in order to get the price of your survey tool covered. Password: *INTENT1234*   [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

2017-08-31T15:19:19-04:00September 23rd, 2016|

February 10th Session

CHC Leadership Institute February 2016_Horan Feller (pdf) CHC Leadership Institute February 2016_Horan Feller (outline) CHC Leadership Institute February 2016_Horan Feller (pptx)

2017-08-31T15:19:49-04:00February 9th, 2016|
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