NCQA Performance Assessment
In order to receive the rewards available under the
Bridges to Excellence programs, eligible physicians
must pass the corresponding performance assessment program
administered by the National Committee for Quality Assurance
for POL Rewards: pass NCQA's office practice
performance assessment program
NCQA's office practice performance assessment program
involves a set of standards associated with comprehensive
systems in three critical areas: clinical information
systems, patient education and support, and care management.
NCQA evaluates office practices to determine if they
meet the established performance standards in each of
these three systems areas.
for DCL Rewards: pass NCQA's diabetes care performance
NCQA's diabetes performance assessment program consists
of a set of standards associated with processes and
outcomes involved in the care of patients with diabetes,
such as HbA1c levels and blood pressure. NCQA evaluates
physicians to determine if they meet the established
diabetes care standards for either 3-year recognition
through the Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (DPRP)
or 1-year certification.