Sarah Thomas Speaks about Objectives of the NCQA

Sarah Thomas, Vice President, Public Policy and Communications, NCQA, says that this year the NCQA has a targeted interest in health insurance exchanges and delivery system reforms, such as accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes.

Sarah Thomas, Vice President, Public Policy and Communications, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), says that this year the NCQA has a targeted interest in health insurance exchanges and delivery system reforms, such as accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes.

Specifically, Ms. Thomas addresses the NCQA’s Specialty Practice Recognition initiative. The program recognizes specialists who coordinate care with patient-centered medical homes.

This video interview was performed on June 20, 2012, at the America's Health Insurance Plans Institute 2012 in Salt Lake City, UT.