The Road Map to NCQA Recognition

"The first and most essential step for my ambulatory health care system [to achieve NCQA PCMH recognition] was to partner with Practice Advancement Strategies. They provided support with input, education, and guidance throughout the process as five of our ambulatory practices followed the Practice Advancement Strategies 'road map' to achieve NCQA PCMH recognition."

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.



  • Achieve Physician Practice Transformation-supporting your successful transition to VBP
    Cortland Regional Medical Center

    Carmen Francavilla, MBA, BSN, RN-BC, PCMH CCE, Director
    October 26, 2017

Most Recent

  • Charting Your Path to Achieve DSRIP VBP Goals
    Nicole L. Harmon, MBA, PCMH CCE, Senior Director, Practice Advancement Strategies
    Evan Brooksby, MBA, Director, Policy, Analysis, and Special Projects, HANYS
    October 26, 2017 Recording | Slides
  • MACRA: Provider Challenges and Opportunities
    September 21, 2017 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).