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Health Equity Accreditation 2023 Updates & Delegation

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Organizations will hear about program requirements and updates to the standards and guidelines released in July 2023, including information on delegation.

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Health Equity Accreditation 2023 Updates & Delegation

NCQA’s Health Equity Accreditation program focuses on the foundation of health equity work and helps healthcare organizations build an internal culture that identifies opportunities to reduce health inequities and improve patient care. Organizations will hear about program requirements and updates to the standards and guidelines released in July 2023, including information on delegation.

What You Will Learn

  • Outline the fundamentals of Health Equity Accreditation
  • Recognize the changes to the 2023 Health Equity Accreditation program
  • Become familiar with delegation standards for health equity.

Related Content:
NCQA Health Innovation Summit, October 23-25, 2023
Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

Who Should Attend

  • Health Plans
  • Health Systems 
  • Hospitals
  • Accountable Care Orgs
  • Providers
  • Managed Behavioral Healthcare Orgs 
  • Population Health Orgs
  • Wellness Orgs
  • Leveragers in the Federal Government, States and Employers 


Gerald Stewart, MHA, Senior Manager
Accreditation Policy, NCQA

Gerald Stewart is a health quality improvement practitioner with a Master’s in Health Administration and certification as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Gerald has over 25 years of experience in helping improving business processes to deliver value and better experience and outcome for customers.  Gerald has led the production, management and optimization accreditation and certification products for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and has served as a subject matter expert and NCQA surveyor since 2001. Gerald has successfully served in several quality assurance/improvement roles (worn many hats) from NCQA project manager, corporate enterprise quality director, to assistance vice president of operations. For all of them and for whatever comes next, Gerald has been and remains unpretentiously obsessed with Making-It-Better and using the talented people to accomplish better. There is nothing more rewarding in life than knowing that you have help make a positive difference in another human being.


Meghan Monahan, Policy Manager
Accreditation Policy, NCQA

Meghan Monahan is currently an Accreditation Policy Manager at the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Ms. Monahan serves as the policy co-lead for the Health Equity Accreditation and Health Equity Accreditation Plus products and is a member of NCQA’s Health Equity Agile Team. In this capacity, Ms. Monahan

is the policy and content expert for NCQA’s health equity products and is responsible for maintaining and updating these products during NCQA’s development cycles. Ms. Monahan is also responsible for providing policy clarification support on content-related issues for internal and external customers.

Prior to joining NCQA, Ms. Monahan has worked in both the public and private sectors monitoring and analyzing health care policy at the state and federal level with a particular interest in health equity issues. Ms. Monahan earned her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law in 2017 and is licensed to practice law in Maryland.


Continuing Education

This live course grants 1.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) points for PCMH Certified Content Experts.

This is a non-accredited activity.

* 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:

Gerald Stewart: None
Meghan Monahan: None

Additional Planning Committee Member:
Crissy Crittenden: None

This program was developed in part by NCQA staff.

This program received no commercial support.

Here is the course outline:

1. Resources

2. Recording

3. Evaluation

4. Attestation

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