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NCQA Updates Quality Measures For HEDIS® 2017

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The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) released new technical specifications for the 2017 edition of health care’s most widely used performance improvement tool, the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS1).   The new HEDIS technical specifications include four new measures, changes to seven existing measures and retirement of one measure.

New measures include: Standardized Healthcare-Associated Infection Ratio; Follow-Up After Emergency Department Visit for Mental Illness; Follow-Up After Emergency Department Visit for Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence; Depression Remission or Response for Adolescents and Adults.

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