PCMH 2017 Redesign & PCMH 2014 Deadline The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is overhauling the PCMH Recognition process beginning in 2017, with the goal of strengthening the link between Recognition and practice performance. NCQA plans to provide more support, reduce unnecessary paperwork, leverage health information technology and align PCMH activities with reporting requirements for other initiatives. A reminder for practices pursuing recognition under the previous PCMH 2014 Standards: the final date on which to submit PCMH 2014 survey tools to NCQA will be September 30, 2017. For more information, please visit the NCQA website.
2017-18 PCMH Office Hour Series CHCANYS is partnering with Qualis Health to provide monthly PCMH Office Hours with Karen Vest-Taubert, RN, BSN, MBA, Senior Consultant and NCQA PCMH Certified Content Expert. We encourage your staff to take advantage of this opportunity to ask questions regarding your PCMH applications and transitioning to the upcoming 2017 PCMH standards. You will have a chance to speak to other health center staff about their PCMH-related questions and issues as well. Each monthly session takes a closer look at the PCMH standards and various elements. Karen will also incorporate exercises and discussion topics as time allows. Calls will occur on the second Wednesday of each month from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. beginning September 13, 2017. To register, please click here.
2017 Health Center PCMH Recognition Quality Awards Health centers that attained Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition by July 1 may be eligible to receive the 2017 Health Center PCMH Recognition Quality Award. Click here to view a table listing health centers with valid PCMH recognition status and the number of sites that have attained PCMH recognition. If your health center’s PCMH recognition information is not accurate, or if you have questions pertaining to your information, please e-mail the HRSA BPHC Quality Division at QualityDivision@hrsa.gov using the subject line, “2017 Health Center PCMH Quality Awards,” making sure to include documentation of PCMH recognition. For more information about the award opportunity, click here.
FY 2014 Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH): Facility Improvements (P-FI) FOA BPHC has released the PCMH P-FI (HRSA-14-073) FOA for existing Health Center Program grantees to address facility modifications needed to improve or enhance a health center’s capacity to deliver care using the PCMH model.
Applications are due to Grants.gov no later than Friday, March 14, 2014, 11:59 pm, ET.Supplemental materials are due in HRSA’s Electronic Handbook (EHB) no later than Thursday, April 17, 2014, 5:00 pm, ET.
Save the Date: FY 2014 PCMH: P-FI FOA (HRSA-14-073) TA Call – Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 3:00 pm, ET. BPHC is hosting a TA call for health centers about the newly released PCMH P-FI (HRSA-14-073) FOA.