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Behavioral Health HEDIS® Measures: An Annual Update From NCQA©

Webinar | August 25, 2020 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
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Webinar: Behavioral Health HEDIS® Measures: An Annual Update From NCQA©

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Description: The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) collects information on the performance of health care service delivery from health plans covering more than 191 million people using its proprietary Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set, or HEDIS. One of health care’s most widely used performance improvement tools, HEDIS consists of more than 90 measures over six domains of care. In the behavioral health realm, HEDIS assesses depression screening and follow-up, medication adherence, access, care coordination, opioid overuse, and more.1 Join NCQA speakers Junqing Liu, PhD, MSW, and Lyndsey Nguyen, MS, BA, as they provide an update on HEDIS behavioral health measures, the expansion of telehealth inclusion in HEDIS measures, the progress of and learnings from quality improvement projects, and relevant behavioral health programs.

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Speakers are employees or paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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Event Speakers

Junqing Liu, PhD, MSW
Featured Speaker

Junqing Liu, PhD, MSW, is a Research Scientist for NCQA. As the measure lead of NCQA’s behavioral health measures, Dr. Liu guides the re-evaluation and updates of HEDIS® behavioral health measures. Dr. Liu’s research focuses on access to mental health services, evidence-based treatment for behavioral health problems, and child welfare services. Dr. Liu was previously a research assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work and conducted the evaluation of a federally funded research project on the implementation of evidence-based practices in child welfare systems in six states.

Lyndsey Nguyen, MS, BA
Featured Speaker

Lyndsey Nguyen, MS, BA, currently serves as a Senior Health Care Analyst in the Performance Measurement Department at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). She manages, leads, and coordinates activities related to the development of quality metrics for U.S. health care. Her areas of focus include mental health, substance use, and pain management. Ms. Nguyen holds an M.S. degree in physiology (complementary and alternative medicine) from Georgetown University, and a B.A. in cognitive science from the University of Virginia.

Hiten Patadia, PharmD

Hiten Patadia, PharmD, is a Managed Market Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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