HEDIS Audit & Data Collection Updates
HEDIS Audit & Data Collection Updates
During this session, NCQA staff will review and discuss Audit and Data Collection updates for HEDIS MY 2022.
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- Review Data Collection updates for MY2021.
- Review Audit updates for MY2021.
Garcene Duckett, MSIS
Garcene Duckett is the Assistant Director of Data Collection with the National Committee For Quality Assurance (NCQA).
She is responsible for overseeing the HEDIS Data Collection Process. The process includes managing Data Collection tools such as NCQA’s Healthcare Organization Questionnaire (HOQ) and the Interactive Data Submission System (IDSS). She supports organizations through the process of submitting HEDIS data. Garcene has over 17 years of HEDIS experience and has worked in different departments throughout NCQA.
Garcene completed her undergraduate education in Business Administration at Howard University, Washington DC. She also holds a Master of Science in Information Systems from the University of Phoenix.
Wendy Talbot, MPH
Wendy Talbot is the Assistance Vice President of Measure Collection and Audit, with the National Committee For Quality Assurance (NCQA).
She is responsible for NCQA’s HEDIS Compliance Audit program. This program maintains the HEDIS licensure and certification contracts for audit firms and individual auditors. She is also responsible for NCQA’s Data Collection Department that maintains and support the Healthcare Organization Questionnaire (HOQ) and the Interactive Data Submissions System (IDSS).
Wendy has 20 years of industry experience working with federal, state and local government, managed care and behavioral health organizations, and physician groups. Prior to working with NCQA, she worked as the Director of Performance Measure Validation and Audits for Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG), an External Quality Review Organization and one of NCQA’s HEDIS Licensed Organizations. While at HSAG, she was an NCQA Certified HEDIS Compliance Auditor and performed over 150 HEDIS, P4P and Performance Measure Validation audits. She began her career as an Epidemiologist at the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Wendy completed her undergraduate education in Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno. She also holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Arizona. She has been a Certified HEDIS Compliance Auditor since 2007.
In support of improving patient care, the National Committee for Quality Assurance is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide Interprofessional Continuing Education for the healthcare team.
This educational activity is approved for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
This educational activity is approved for 1.0 nursing contact hours.*
This live course grants 1.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) points for PCMH Certified Content Experts.
* Please note – You must attend the entire program to be eligible for total number of contact hours.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) endorses the Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education which specify that sponsors of continuing medical education activities and presenters at and planners for these activities disclose any relevant financial relationships either party might have with commercial companies whose products or services are discussed in educational presentations.
For sponsors, relevant financial relationships include large research grants, institutional agreements for joint initiatives, substantial gifts, or other relationships that benefit the institution. For presenters or planning committee members, relevant financial relationships include the receipt of research grants from a commercial company, consultancies, honoraria, travel, or other benefits, or having a self-managed equity interest in a company; or having an immediate family member or partner with such a relationship.
Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.
Relevant financial relationships exist with the following companies/organizations:
Garcene Duckett: None
Wendy Talbot: None
Additional Planning Committee Members:
Mary Barton: None
Cathy Beckner: None
Anne Marie Smith: None
This program was developed by NCQA staff.
This program received no commercial support.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 Participation
- 1.00 PCMH CCE