the ant and the grasshopper: getting a jump on HEDIS® 2018

Remember Aesop's Fables? One of the most famous, "The Ant and the Grasshopper," tells of a careful ant that stored up food for the winter. The grasshopper put this task off until the last minute and would have starved during the winter if not for the ant’s help. The moral to the story: "It’s best to prepare for the days of necessity."

Although HEDIS submission occurs only once a year, quality departments are steadily increasing the number of prospective data runs they conduct before that final deadline. Just like the industrious ant, 80 percent of those attending our webinar said that they perform at least two prospective runs each year, with many assessing their performance monthly.

So which is your health plan—the ant or the grasshopper?

Watch our on-demand webinar featuring quality improvement experts from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Health First Health Plans, and Quartz Health Solutions, who share tips for managing their quality improvement projects to achieve their goals. You’ll learn:

  • How to best track and monitor performance
  • How to focus quality improvement projects
  • How to get providers and members engaged

HEDIS® is a registered trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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