NEQCA

PATIENT FOCUSED, PHYSICIAN LED, QUALITY DRIVEN.

New England Quality Care Alliance (NEQCA) is a network of almost 1,800 community and academic physicians in Massachusetts dedicated to providing comprehensive, high quality, and affordable care. Learn More


Programs & Services

OUR FOCUS

We seek to provide better health and better care at a lower cost. This is the framework by which we measure network success.

BETTER HEALTH

At the heart of NEQCA’s efforts is the Quadruple Aim, a concept developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to guide healthcare providers to deliver the best care for a population while managing limited health care resources and dollars.

BETTER CARE

Inherent to the Quadruple Aim approach is the concept of Treating the Future,SM where NEQCA physicians are working with their patients to prevent diseases and complications, effectively improving their health and quality of life into the future. NEQCA provides our physicians with the resources they need to successfully face the challenges of the future health care system.

LOWER COST

NEQCA has positioned itself as a value-driven network, delivering high quality and lower cost care. The network has many years of experience managing medical expense (utilization and costs), identifying opportunities and solutions for optimizing efficiency of quality local care.

HIGHER CLINICIAN SATISFACTION

NEQCA is committed to improving the work life balance of our physicians by reducing administrative burdens and developing new programs to address these challenges.

SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS

  • Quality Improvement

    NEQCA's Quality Team coordinates efforts to help the network achieve the Quadruple Aim goals of providing better health, better care, lower cost and improved provider satisfaction. NEQCA deploys resources and programs necessary for network physicians to achieve these goals.

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  • Patient Centered Medical Home

    NEQCA participates in risk-based payer contracts that provide an incentive for our affiliates to meet certain evidence-based performance measures. Meeting these metrics may help your practice improve the patient experience and reduce cost of care. 

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  • Pharmaceutical Care and Cost Management

    Obtaining prior authorizations from insurers for prescription medications is a time-consuming process. With this program, hand off one or all of these functions to an expert team of pharmacy professionals who’ll manage them for you.

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  • Care Management

    Providing appropriate care for complex high-risk patients can consume a disproportionate share of your practice’s time. NEQCA’s Care Management Program offers an evidence-based solution that saves you time and improves coordination of patient care.

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  • Healthcare Information Services

    NEQCA's Healthcare Information Services (HIS) program is a strategic initiative designed to deliver high value care and provide a clinically-integrated platform that measures quality and performance.

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  • Medical Coding and Clinical Documentation Improvement

    Accurate ICD-10 codes that reflect appropriate patient acuity levels are imperative and can lead to better clinical data and improved efficiency. 

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