Interpreta Presented HEDIS® 2020 Technical Updates Webinar

September 26 webinar featured nationally recognized auditors Tina Kind, Managing Partner at DTS Group, and Jean Vertefeuille, CEO and EVP at Advent Advisory Group, detailing critical HEDIS® 2020 technical specification updates

Interpreta, Inc., an analytics company that intelligently synchronizes healthcare to improve quality, presented a webinar – HEDIS® 2020 Technical Updates – Hear from Industry Experts.

Expert HEDIS auditors Tina Kind, Managing Partner at DTS Group, and Jean Vertefeuille, CEO and EVP at Advent Advisory Group, carefully explained changes in HEDIS 2020 technical specifications to enable users to prepare for annual change challenges.

Webinar viewers will:

  • Uncover changes to the general guidelines and global changes to HEDIS technical specifications.
  • Gain insights on important, need-to-know measure-level changes.
  • Discover what these important updates could mean for them and their organizations.

“This webinar outlines need-to-know changes to HEDIS 2020 guidelines and the global changes to technical specifications that can make the difference to healthcare organizations that are committed to increasing their quality scores and improving outcomes,” said Vice President, Quality Management at Intepreta Jiong Huang, Ph.D. “We’re fortunate to have two of the leading HEDIS auditors to walk us through the 2020 technical updates and what is most relevant and actionable.”

Meet the HEDIS experts:

Tina Kind
Managing Partner at DTS Group

With over 30 years in managed care planning and strategy, Tina Kind was one of the original auditors certified by NCQA at the HEDIS program’s inception in 1997. She leads DTS Group’s healthcare performance evaluations including HEDIS, California Align. Measure. Perform audits, Medicare Part C & D data validations, Initial Validation Audits, Independent Audits and Wellness and Health Promotion audits. DTS Group is a national healthcare audit and advisory firm and one of nine NCQA-licensed organizations that conduct HEDIS compliance audits.

Jean Vertefeuille
CEO and EVP at Advent Advisory Group

Jean Vertefeuille is CEO of Advent Advisory Group, an NCQA licensed organization, recognized as an industry leader in providing HEDIS, as well as Medicare Part C and D, CMS Independent Auditor, URAC, AMP, CA DMHC Timely Access, and other healthcare compliance audit and consulting services throughout the country and Puerto Rico. A certified auditor since 1997, Jean Vertefeuille is one of the first HEDIS auditors to receive certification from NCQA. A key contributor to the development of NCQA’s audit program, Jean is a long-term member of NCQA’s Audit Methodology Panel, participates in various NCQA workgroups including NCQA’s Digital Audit and Digital Community workgroups, and speaks at national conferences.

Jiong Huang
VP, Quality Management at Interpreta

Dr. Huang is Interpreta’s resident expert on HEDIS specifications and compliance. Previously he was with Amerigroup/Anthem for 12 years and led the enterprise quality data management team to manage national and state HEDIS reporting for all LOBs and end user enablement for care gap closure. He has 20 years of HEDIS operation management experience and an extensive background in quality measure development, data management, quality incentive programs, quality evaluation programs, and related audits.

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