The Fundamentals of Health Plan Accreditation (HPA)

Cost: $99

The Fundamentals of Health Plan Accreditation (HPA)

Built on more than 25 years of experience, NCQA Health Plan Accreditation provides a rigorous and all-inclusive outline for quality improvement and measurement. If you are new to NCQA or Health Plan Accreditation since 2020, this beginner’s module provides a high-level overview. This 50-minute, self-paced module introduces participants to NCQA and the framework designed to improve the quality of care and services through NCQA’s Accreditation process.

Target Audience

  • Administrators and Clinicians
  • Consultants, Contractors, and Vendors
  • Directors, Managers, Specialists, and Coordinators
  • Professionals at Health Plans or Managed Care Organizations
  • Professionals of Credentialing or Provider Relations
  • Professionals of Case, Utilization, or Care Management
  • Professionals of Compliance, Regulation, or Public Policy
  • Professionals of Population or Public Health
  • Professionals of Performance, Quality, or Risk Management

Learning Objectives

  • Review how to read a standard.
  • Explain Accreditation components and how they result in a status.
  • Discuss core scoring and evaluation concepts.
  • Describe how Health Plan Ratings are part of Accreditation.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 PCMH CCE
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This live webinar provides maintenance of certification credit (1 points) under "other continuing education" for PCMH CCEs.  This is a non AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM and ANA CNE activity. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 PCMH CCE


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