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  1. Patient-Centered Connected Care™ Program Standards Now Available

    The following blog post was written by Karen Joncas, a Healthcare Transformation Coordinator at RMS. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Connected Care™ (PCCC™) standards are now available for non-traditional practices wishing to seek recognition of their quality-driven patient care. NCQA is offering this program in response to the plethora of choices that

  2. Implementation Delay for the Revised Incentive Plans for NCQA Recognized Primary Care Practices

    The following blog post was written by Karen Joncas, a Healthcare Transformation Coordinator at RMS. RMS Healthcare is a leader in healthcare transformation services, and has assisted over 200 practices in their journey to Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition.  Primary care practices that have patients enrolled in a Medicaid or Managed Medicaid insurance program will

  3. NCQA News | New York State to Revise Certain Incentive Plans

    Effective July 1, 2013, New York State Medicaid Program is changing the reimbursement policy and billing requirements for providers recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) under the Physician Practice Connections-Patient Centered Medical Home (PPC®-PCMH™) program (2008 Standards). The new policy applies to both Medicaid Managed Care and Fee-for-Service (FFS).  Payments will be

  4. Quality of Health Care in New York State: Better than Most, But Not the Best

    Recently the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) jointly sponsored a webinar briefing on the Quality of Health Care in New York State.  This represented the first time that NCQA has prepared reports highlighting trends in health care on 122 measures of quality, comparing one state, New

  5. NCQA Announces Incentives for Early Adopters of Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Recognition

    Content for this blog post was provided by Susan Maxsween, Director of RMS Healthcare – Practice Transformation, and her team – Karen Joncas, Healthcare Transformation Coordinator, and Al Tripodi, Healthcare Administrative Assistant. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has just announced incentives for early adoption of its Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Recognition.  For information about

  6. NCQA PCMH™ Recognition | Process FAQs Part 1

    Content for this blog post was provided by Susan Maxsween, Director of RMS Healthcare – Practice Transformation, and her team – Karen Joncas, Healthcare Transformation Coordinator, and Al Tripodi, Healthcare Administrative Assistant. RMS Healthcare has assisted clients in a variety of transformation activities custom designed to meet specific organizational goals. Clients may seek assistance in order to

  7. Optimizing Patient Operations with Commitment to Quality in the Patient Centered Medical Home

    This blog post was written by our guest blogger, Susan Maxsween, Healthcare Transformation Manager, here at Research & Marketing Strategies (RMS). Improved patient care and coordination of care has captured the attention of the healthcare delivery system nationwide.  With the inception of the concept of Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), much attention has been directed to

  8. NCQA Newsletter | PPC®-PCMH™ Recognition

    This blog post was written by our guest blogger, Susan Maxsween, Healthcare Transformation Manager, here at Research & Marketing Strategies (RMS). The movement of healthcare practices to get PPC®-PCMH™ recognized is a nationwide happening. According to the recently published NCQA Monthly E-Newsletter, they reported that Vermont is building a delivery system, which is built on a

  9. NCQA Consultant | RMS Healthcare Transformation

    This blog post was written by our guest blogger, Susan Maxsween, Practice Transformation Manager, here at Research & Marketing Strategies (RMS). Not everyone likes to admit they need help. In fact, most people would rather dive headfirst into the unknown without a clue. This rings true both on the individual scale (such as the age-old