NCQA Maps Quality Measurement Strategy for People in Both Medicare and Medicaid

NCQA: March6, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C.— A white paper released today by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)—Integrated Care for People With Medicare and Medicaid: A Roadmap for Quality—outlines how to measure efforts to integrate care for people enrolled in both public insurance programs simultaneously. The report was produced with support from The SCAN Foundation.

“Care for people with Medicare and Medicaid—including seniors and people with disabilities and mental illness—is an important frontier in quality measurement,” said NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane. “People enrolled in both programs tend to have multiple chronic conditions and too often receive spotty, poorly coordinated care. Read more