NCQA Health Equity Accreditation Encore: A Deeper Dive

July 26, 2022

Cost:
Early Bird rate: $399 until July 15, 2022
Regular rate: $449 after July 15, 2022

Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022; 1-4pm ET

This course is open for Pre-registration. Content will be available in July.

NCQA Health Equity Accreditation Encore: A Deeper Dive

NCQA's Health Equity Accreditation gives health care organizations—including health plans, managed behavioral healthcare organizations, health systems, hospitals and wellness and population health programs—an actionable framework for creating the structures and processes to begin working toward addressing health equity. Organizations that earn Health Equity Accreditation will be better positioned as high-quality business partners with an ongoing commitment to health equity.

Attend this live discussion to gain in-depth knowledge from the architects of the new NCQA Health Equity Accreditation program. For organizations interested in learning more about the Health Equity Accreditation standards and guidelines, this webinar is an opportunity to hear more about the program and its requirements, and ask your questions live.

Target Audience

  • Health plans
  • Health systems
  • Hospitals
  • Managed behavioral healthcare organizations
  • Population health organizations
  • Wellness organizations leveragers are the federal government, states and employers

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Outline the fundamental principles and scope of Health Equity Accreditation.
  • Describe data collection and use expectations for race, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation and gender identity.
  • Explain expectations for demonstrating Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services.
  • Discuss analyses and interventions for identifying and addressing health disparities.
  • Identify evidence appropriate for demonstrating compliance with standard requirements.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 2.00 PCMH CCE
Course opens: 
04/12/2022
Course expires: 
07/26/2023
Event starts: 
07/26/2022 - 1:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
07/26/2022 - 4:00pm EDT
Cost:
$449.00

Amelia Bedri, MSHA

Amelia Bedri is currently a Program Content Engineer, Product Development at the National Committee for Quality Assurance. In this position, Ms. Bedri works collaboratively to organize the direction, structure and delivery of NCQA’s Accreditation and Certification Standards and Guidelines, from concept to launch. Ms. Bedri has led the development cycle for NCQA’s Health Equity Accreditation program and acts as the subject matter expert for the product. As part of the development cycle, Ms. Bedri employs an iterative framework when drafting standards which includes continuous engagement with NCQA advisory committees, customers, and other stakeholders to inform market need, content specification and determine standard feasibility.

Prior to this role, Ms. Bedri was a Policy Manager, Accreditation Policy where she served as the product and context expert for designated Accreditation products and was responsible for providing clarification of content-specific issues for internal and external customers. This role allowed Ms. Bedri to gain a thorough understanding of how to interpret NCQA Accreditation Standards and Guidelines, the product development and maintenance cycle, and the importance of customer input.

Prior to joining NCQA, Ms. Bedri worked as the lead researcher for MedStar Health Corporation in Washington, DC, in the development of their community health needs assessment. Ms. Bedri was responsible for performing research, analyzing primary and secondary data, leading community engagement meetings, and providing recommendations for hospital resource allocation.

Ms. Bedris’ experience in the health care industry is unique, she has held numerous positions in a variety of settings: from the hospital environment to managed care, with personal home care agencies and consulting for start-ups, health systems and state health departments.

Ms. Bedri earned her MHSA from Georgetown University and graduated with summa cum laude.

Elizabeth Ryder

Liz Ryder (she/her) is Senior Manager in Product Development at NCQA. In this role, she leads NCQA’s cross-functional team tasked with identifying opportunities to embed expectations for health equity into all NCQA programs and pursuing new opportunities to advance health equity amid a rapidly evolving health care landscape

This live course grants 2.0 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.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
  • 2.00 PCMH CCE

Price

Cost:
$449.00
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