FQHC Associates Cheat Sheet - NCQH 2014 PCMH Recognition

Information on the NCQA 2014 PCMH Standards is available on the NCQA website. The following are recommended actions to take to ensure that you are up to date with the 2014 standards, changes, and resources.  It is highly recommended that FQHCs purchase the ISS tool and begin to look at what is new, what has been moved, and what requirements can be met by attestation.

1. Obtain NCQA PCMH 2014 Resources:

  • Standards and Guidelines – free download here.
  • ISS Tool – download cost $80.00. Get it here.

2. For all 2014 renewals there is a streamlined process that allows organizations with level 2 and level 3 recognition attestation options for NCQA specified elements.

3. Participate in free webinars provided by NCQA – dates available here.

For a free consultation on your PCMH needs contact John Ruiz at jruiz@fqhc.org or (202)365-0154.


John Ruiz is a Principal at FQHC Associates, a health care consulting firm specializing in the needs of established, new and potential Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).

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To contact John, email him at JRuiz@FQHC.org.

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