Introduction to PCMH: Heartland Health Alliance
8:30 am - 5:00 pm CST.
9:30am -6:00 pm EST.
Introduction to PCMH: Foundational Concepts of the Medical Home
This training is organized exclusively for the Heartland Health Alliance and their learners.
This program is designed as an introductory course for anyone interested learning the fundamentals of the PCMH Recognition program. The course covers the basic topics of PCMH including the core attributes of patient-centered medical homes, the required evidence and determining how to present it as well as the processes and procedures that demonstrate transformation into the medical home model.
This program is designed for any health care professional, health care decision maker or consultant interested in getting the inside perspective directly from expert faculty from NCQA in evaluating a primary care practice and their ability to become Recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by NCQA.
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Explain the core attributes of patient-centered medical homes.
- Identify required evidence and determine best methods for presenting it to NCQA.
- Know the distinct roles of the NCQA Representative, Evaluator and PCMH CCE.
- Identify criteria relevant to different practice types to establish a pathway towards Recognition.
Jennifer Anglin, MS, CHES, PCMH CCE
Jennifer Anglin is a Manger of Recognition Policy at NCQA. Her responsibilities include creation and maintenance of PCMH resources and providing support to practices going through transformation or annual review. Prior to NCQA, Jennifer worked for Purdue University by assisting practices throughout the state of Indiana on quality improvement and research projects as well as supporting them to meet Medicaid’s Promoting Interoperability program and Medicare’s MIPS program. Jennifer’s professional interests include health policy, research, and education. She has a particular interest in social determinants of health and the behavioral health aspect of Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
Jennifer holds a BA in secondary education from Valparaiso University and a master’s degree in health science from Indiana State University. Jennifer is a Certified Health Education Specialist and has been a NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Certified Content Expert (PCMH CCE) since 2013.
Bri Clifford, MPH, PCMH CCE
Bri Clifford is a Policy Manager in NCQA’s Recognition Programs Policy and Resources Department. On this team she supports recognition programs through the creation of resources, maintenance of programs and education of both internal and external stakeholders.
Before joining NCQA, she worked with the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of Emergency Management. There she helped create a GIS mapping tool used to track patient movement to HHS staffed medical facilities in response to natural disasters. She also spent three years managing the clinical side of specialty practices and volunteering as an EMT in her community.
Bri holds a BS in Biology from Virginia Tech and an MPH in Epidemiology from George Mason University.
Sarah Lee, PCMH CCE
Sarah Lee has been with NCQA since 2012 and is the Assistant Director of Recognition Programs Policy and Resources. She supports the development, maintenance and update of NCQA’s practice-level recognition and state-specific programs. She also provides internal staff and external customers with the resources needed to clearly understand recognition program processes and requirements. Prior to this role, she was a manager of Government Recognition Initiatives where she oversaw the review process for federal qualified health centers and military facilities pursuing NCQA recognition.
Sarah graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a BA in International Studies, Economics. She received her MPA with a focus on Policy Analysis and Evaluation from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.
In support of improving patient care, the National Committee for Quality Assurance is jointly accredited for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), 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: 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, ANA CNE, AAPA, APA, and ASWB ACE contact hours.*
The assigned universal program number: JA0004597-0000-21-008-L04-P. Upon successful completion of this program (attending the full session and completing a program evaluation), participants will access CPE Monitor on the ACPE website to locate and track their CPE statement of credit.
This program grants 6.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) points for PCMH Certified Content Experts. This program is not considered a required CCE quarterly webinar.
* Please note – You must attend the entire program to be eligible for total number of contact hours.
- 6.00 AAPA
- 6.00 ACPE
- 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 6.00 ANCC
- 6.00 APA
- 6.00 ASWB
- 6.00 IPCE
- 1.00 Participation
- 6.00 PCMH CCE