• This module incorporates Standard 1: Track & Coordinate Referrals from NCQA's Patient-Centered Specialty Program Standards & Guidelines.

  • NCQA awards a maximum of 22 points for this module which has three elements: A. Referral Process & Agreements (9 points); B. Referral Content (5 points); C. Referral Response (8 points) and 23 Factors.

  • Elements A and C are "Must-Pass" Elements. Practices must attain at least 50% of the available points in these two Elements. Therefore, for Element A at least 2-3 factors must be met and for Element C, at least 3 factors must be met.

  • This module incorporates Standard 2: Provide Access & Communication from NCQA's Patient-Centered Specialty Program Standards & Guidelines.

  • NCQA awards a maximum of 18 points for this module which has five elements (A. Access; B. Electronic Access; C. Specialty Practice Responsibilities; D. Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Services; E. The Practice Team) and 28 Factors.

  • Element E is a "Must-Pass" Element. Practices must attain at least 50% of the available points for that Element.

  • This module incorporates Standard 3: Identify & Coordinate Patient Populations from NCQA's Patient-Centered Specialty Program Standards & Guidelines.

  • NCQA awards a maximum of 10 points for this module which has three elements (A. Patient Information; B. Clinical Data; C. Coordinate Patient Populations) and 30 Factors. Element A is worth up to 3 points; Element B up to 4 points; Element C up to 3 points.

  • While Standard 3 does not have any Must-Pass elements, many of the factors are directly related to Meaningful Use requirements.

  • This module incorporates Standard 4: Plan and Manage Care from NCQA's Patient-Centered Specialty Program Standards & Guidelines.

  • NCQA awards a maximum of 18 points for this module which has three elements (A. Care Planning and Support of Self-Care; B. Medication Management; C. Use Electronic Prescribing) and 19 factors. Element A is worth up to 11 points; Element B up to 5 points; Element C up to 2 points.

  • Element B is a "Must-Pass" element. Practices must attain at least 50% of the available points for Medication Management.

  • This module incorporates Standard 5: Track and Coordinate Care from NCQA's Patient-Centered Specialty Program Standards & Guidelines.

  • NCQA awards a maximum of 16 points for this module which has three elements (A. Test Tracking & Follow-Up; B. Referral Tracking & Follow-Up; C. Coordinate Care Transitions) and 27 Factors. Element A is worth up to 5 points; Element B up to 6 points; Element C up to 5 points.

  • While Standard 5 does not include any Must-Pass elements, it does incorporate factors that are directly related to Meaningful Use requirements.

  • This module incorporates Standard 6: Measure and Improve Performance from NCQA's Patient-Centered Specialty Program Standards & Guidelines.

  • NCCQA awards a maximum of 16 points for this module which has five Elements (A. Measure Performance; B. Measure Patient/Family Experience; C. Implement and Demonstrate Continuous Quality Improvement; D. Report Performance; E. Use Certified EHR Technology) and 27 Factors.

  • Element C is a "Must-Pass" Element. Practices must attain at least 50% of the available points in Element C.