Response to NQF Draft Report “Strengthening the Core Set of Healthcare Quality Measures for Adults Enrolled in Medicaid, 2018”

August 1, 2018 Today, the National MLTSS Health Plan Association submitted public comments to the National Quality Forum (NQF) in response to a request for stakeholder input regarding recommended changes to the Adult Core Set of quality measures for Medicaid enrollees.  The Association supports NQF’s recommendation to include measures of home- and community-based services in the Adult Core Set, in the …

Comments on NQF Quality Measure Endorsement

April 6, 2018 Today, the National MLTSS Health Plan Association submitted public comments to the National Quality Forum (NQF) regarding four MLTSS measures under review for endorsement.  The Association provided comments on the following measures: NQF # 3319: LTSS Comprehensive Assessment and Update NQF # 3324: LTSS Comprehensive Care Plan and Update NQF # 3325: LTSS Shared Care Plan with Primary Care Practitioner NQF # 3326: …

Comments on Proposed NCQA HEDIS Quality Measures

March 13, 2018 Today, the National MLTSS Health Plan Association submitted public comments to the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) regarding their proposed new quality Measures for HEDIS 2019 and HEDIS 2020.  The Association commented on the following measures: Health Assessments for People With Multiple High-Risk Chronic Conditions Long-Term Services and Supports Comprehensive Assessment and Update Long-Term Services and Supports …

Comment Letter on Quality Measure Development for Self-Direction in MLTSS (HCBS-10)

October 5, 2017 Today, the National MLTSS Health Plan Association submitted a comment letter to Mathematica Policy Research regarding their quality measure “HCBS-10: Self-direction of services and supports among people receiving LTSS through managed care organizations.”  Overall, the Association supports the measure with modifications.  To read the Association’s full comments, click here.

New Release: Quality Framework Domains and Measures

In May 2017, the National MLTSS Health Plan Association released a framework for Medicaid MLTSS Performance Measurement which presents domains and measures that its member organizations will voluntarily use to report on their performance in providing managed long-term services and supports (LTSS) to eligible Medicaid beneficiaries. Please see the framework at the link below: Model LTSS Performance Measurement and Network Adequacy …

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Comments on Quality Measure Development and Maintenance for CMS Programs Serving Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees and Medicaid-Only Enrollees

national-mltss-association-quality-measure-comment-letter October 7, 2016 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20201 RE: Quality Measure Development and Maintenance for CMS Programs Serving Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees and Medicaid-Only Enrollees. Measures for Medicaid enrollees in managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) Dear Administrator Slavitt: Thank you for the opportunity to comment on …