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the 2019 Star Ratings program: making the cut

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last week published its 2019 Part C and Part D Medicare Star Ratings ...

podcast: navigating to better Star Ratings performance

You’ve submitted your final data to NCQA and CMS, marking the end of the HEDIS® 2018 marathon. Now it’s on to the next c...

podcast: the final sprint to the HEDIS 2018 finish

The countdown is on for the June 15 deadline to submit your HEDIS 2018® data, and there’s no shortage of details to keep...

podcast: are you ready for medical record review validation?

The HEDIS® deadline for submitting your medical record review validation (MRRV) data is earlier this year. Are you prepa...

the CMS 2019 Final Rate Notice: Star Ratings changes

Medicare Advantage plans are still digesting the 2019 Medicare Advantage and Part D Rate Announcement and Call Letter, r...

from the trenches podcast: HEDIS® measure changes on the horizon

In the third episode of our “From the Trenches” podcast, we look at several new measures and measure changes recently pr...

from the trenches podcast: the changing quality improvement landscape

In the second episode of our “From the Trenches” podcast, we discuss the results of a new Verscend survey on the changin...

from the trenches podcast: prepping for HEDIS® 2018 production

In Verscend’s new “From the Trenches” podcast, we’ll be digging deep into the challenges facing health plans from month ...

quality improvement: more than just HEDIS®

You can’t have a conversation about healthcare quality without talking about HEDIS®, which has played a pivotal role in ...

analysis: NCQA suspends PLD file requirements for HEDIS® 2018

Last week, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) informed health plans, vendors, and auditors that it has ...

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