Social Needs, Health, and Delivery Transformation

Social Needs and Health Specific examples are educational attainment, socioeconomic status, housing situation, food security, family and social network, and access to transportation. Researchers and clinicians agree that if a patient cannot afford treatment, has limited access to health resources, and is subject to environmental stressors, the clinical effectiveness of care decreases, costs go up,…

HEDIS, Measurements, & Home Health

NCQA and Accreditation Standards The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) was formed in 1979 at the request of the federal Office for Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs). The NCQA is an independent and not-for-profit organization deriving its revenue primarily from fees for accreditation services. The NCQA is the nation’s largest accreditor of Managed Care Organizations…