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National Quality Forum
Background
News

The National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) was approved in 2010 as a member of the National Quality Forum (NQF) and serves on the Provider Council.

 

NQF-endorsed standards are the primary standards used to measure and report on the quality and efficiency of health care in the U.S., and the organization is recognized as a major force driving continuous improvement of healthcare quality.

 

NAPHS has worked with NQF through the approval process for the Hospital-Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services (HBIPS) core measures and will continue to work with NQF on future measure development. Membership allows NAPHS to have a more active role in identifying measurement priorities and representing the needs of behavioral healthcare organizations within the NQF process.

10/29/2013

NAPHS comments to National Quality Forum on proposed behavioral heatlh measures

1/28/2013

NAPHS comment letter on Measure Applications Partnership Pre-Rulemaking Draft Report

11/5/2012

NQF endorses behavioral health measures

9/20/2012

NQF issues call for behavioral health measures (Phase 2). (Scroll down to “Phase 2” section for materials and links to online commenting.  Comments due December 18, 2012.

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