On March 31, 2017 NCQA released the new 2017 PCMH Standards. This program will replace the 2014 PCMH Standards. The 2017 Standards include a fairly comprehensive program redesign including new NCQA submission software, new names and an annual check in to sustain recognition.
Health care leaders from all over the country met in Chicago last October 2016 at the PCMH Congress, held by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The congress was held to discuss the future of health care and what that means for health care providers. During this congress, Clarify’s CEO, Ms. Winkler spoke on Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and how they are changing health care finance.
In 2016 there was some ongoing discussion about if MACRA would potentially go away. For some people this was reflective of the uncertain political climate, and for others it may have just been wishful thinking.
Clarify is excited to announce that we've entered into an affiliation with Michael Meacham, JD, MPH. The relationship will provide a platform for projects including strategic planning and organizational development with health care organizations.
I met Doral at a Healthcare Financial Management Association conference, and I have to say she’s as impressive professionally as she is friendly and warm as a person. Here’s a little bit on her background and why we decided to feature her accomplishments and opinion on our blog...