The Road Map to NCQA Recognition

“The application to NCQA requires a lot of documentation and paperwork and without Practice Advancement Strategies' expertise and constant feedback, this enormous task could not have been achieved. As busy practitioners, we appreciated Advancement Strategies' assistance in reaching this lofty goal in an efficient manner."

Practice Transformation Services

Patient-centered, team-based care is not just a passing fad or a certificate on the wall. It is a culture that must be established, reinforced, and woven into the fabric of site operations.

Ensuring sustainability of the transformation is what makes Practice Advancement Strategies stand out from many competitors.



  • 4th Annual PCMH and Practice Transformation Summit
    Pre-Summit Workshop: Re-evaluate Sustainable Workload Distribution to Ensure Balanced Coordination of Team-Based Care
    Nicole L. Harmon, MBA, PCMH CCE, Senior Director, Practice Advancement Strategies (PAS)
    May 21-22, 2018 | Orlando, FL

Most Recent

  • An Overview of New York State PCMH Recognition
    Nicole L. Harmon, MBA, PCMH CCE, Senior Director, PAS
    Lindsay Milchteim, MPH, Associate Director, PAS
    March 12, 2018 Recording | Slides
  • Value Based Payment Considerations in 2018
    Nicole L. Harmon, MBA, PCMH CCE, Senior Director, PAS
    Darcie Hurteau, Senior Director, DataGen
    February 22, 2018 Recording | Slides

Physician Payment Reform Strategies

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) established the Quality Payment Program, a new payment approach that rewards high-quality patient care through participation in Advanced Alternative Payment Models (Advanced APMs) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).