Population Health

NCQA Updates Health Plan Accreditation for 2020

Improvements to evaluating health plans and increasing transparency. Focus on implementing standards and achieving outcomes. Reducing the administrative burdens for health plans. These are all prominent goals for NCQAs Health…

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NCQA Distinction: Helping Coordinate LTSS

More than 3 million people in the United States rely on Medicaid for Long-Term Services and Support (LTSS) in nursing homes, home care, and community-based settings. LTSS supports people with…

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CMS Releases Proposed Policy Changes for 2020

On July 29, 2019, CMS released its proposed changes for Chronic Care Management  2020. Here’s IQVIA’s Healthcare Technology take on the changes. Overall there are some great new rules that…

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What Do NCQA’s Five-Star Ratings Mean?

There are numerous rating systems these days: Rating the top movies, the best restaurants, or that little yellow full-or-half-star on popular e-commerce sites that indicate how satisfied customers were with…

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Telemedicine: The Cost-Effective Future of Healthcare

Healthcare professionals can evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients at a distance using telemedicine.1 Telemedicine is delivered via video-conferencing, audio, or text-messaging using smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. Over the past…

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Challenges with Health Plan Re-accreditation

As NCQA Health Plan re-accreditation quickly approaches for many health plans this year, in addition to ensuring certain areas are accreditation ready, the quality and clinical teams at your health…

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Is Your Population Health IT Platform Optimized?

If you are a Population Health Operations Vice President, Director or Manager, and you’ve had your current population health solution for five years or more does the following ring true…

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Understanding NCQA’s Population Health IT Prevalidation Program

Is your organization an NCQA-accredited health plan, or a managed behavioral health, care management or population health vendor? Is your healthcare organization shopping for a new population health IT vendor?…

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How One Health Plan Helps Others Achieve Scalability, Efficiencies

A health plan with solid roots in the south west United States is taking a unique approach to caring for its members by leveraging its knowledge and expertise in creating…

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Population Health Management Categories Explained

On December 3, 2018, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) launched the new population health program accreditation to determine how programs for defined populations are applied at health care…

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