Introduction to PCMH - Washington DC
NCQA's Introduction to PCMH Program: Foundational Concepts of the Medical Home
This program is an in-depth guide to NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) requirements and the process for achieving PCMH Recognition. The Medical Home model emphasizes a practice-wide commitment to transformation by demonstrating key features such as population health management, care coordination and continuous quality improvement.
NCQA requirements are positioned to help clinicians qualify for the Merit-Based Incentive Performance System (MIPS) Improvement Activities and supports meeting the other MIPS categories under MACRA.
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.
- Explain the core attributes of patient-centered medical homes.
- Outline required evidence and 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.
- Outline the important features and functions of the Q-PASS system.
Date, Seminar Hours, Location and Fees
February 25-26, | Washington, DC
Day 1, February 25
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Day 2, February 26
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m
Continental breakfast will be served on both days; lunch will be served on Day 1.
Regular Registration Fee: $1,265.
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1100 13th Street, NW; Third Floor
Washington, DC 20005
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Nicole Mason, MA, PCMH CCE
Nicole Mason is an Assistant Director in NCQA’s Product Development Department. In this role, she oversees new product development and updates to NCQA’s Recognition Programs. Prior to this role, she was a Policy Manager in the Recognition Programs Policy and Resources Department, where she supported multiple aspects of the recognition programs, including development, implementation, maintenance, customer support and education. She started at NCQA in 2013 as an analyst in the Performance Measurement Department where she supported government contracts to develop electronic clinical quality measures, HEDIS measure maintenance and grant-funded research projects.
Before joining NCQA, she worked as a post-baccalaureate fellow at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. She holds a BA in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, BA in Psychology, and MA in Biotechnology from Boston University in Boston, MA.
Amy Tennant, PCMH CCE
Amy Tennant is a Policy Manager in NCQA’s Recognition Programs Policy and Resources. In this role, she creates and maintains PCMH resources, manages product updates and provides policy support and expertise to customers, PCMH CCEs and NCQA Evaluators.
She started at NCQA in the Product Development department where she supported the development of recognition programs including the redesign of the PCMH standards for 2017, Patient-Centered Specialty Practice School-Based Medical Home and the creation of the Oncology Medical Home, the first recognition program created for a specific medical specialty.
Before starting her career at NCQA, she was an intern at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital where she worked on reducing medication reconciliation errors and incidence of outpatient falls. She obtained her Six Sigma Black Belt and holds a BS in Healthcare Management and Policy from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
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 activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 7.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
This educational activity is approved for: 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, ANA CNE, APA, ACPE and ASWB ACE.
The assigned universal program number: JA0004597-0000-20-002-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 live seminar grants 8.0 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.
- 7.75 AAPA
- 7.75 ACPE
- 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 7.75 ANCC
- 7.75 APA
- 7.75 ASWB
- 7.75 IPCE
- 1.00 Participation
- 8.00 PCMH CCE