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Diabetes Campaign Collaborative 2012-2013

HANYS is proud to be a partner of the New York State Health Foundation's Statewide Diabetes Campaign. The HANYS Diabetes Campaign Collaborative was developed in response to the epidemic level of the disease and the need to ready our primary care and outpatient systems to provide excellence in care and secondary prevention.

We encourage you to join the Diabetes Campaign Collaborative and to utilize this site as a resource to build your diabetes quality program. For more tools, see the NCQA Diabetes Recognition page.

NCQA Diabetes Recognition (DRP)

HANYS' support of the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) Diabetes Recognition (DRP), sponsored by the NYS Health Foundation, is available through March 31, 2013.

HANYS offers technical assistance, chart abstraction support, and pays the fees associated with achieving NCQA DRP.

NCQA DRP is an outcomes-based program that acknowledges excellence in diabetes care and management in the primary care setting.

MD, DOs, NPs and PAs are eligible. Providers may submit as a group practice, or opt to apply individually.

The application is completed by conducting a retrospective chart review, working backward from a chose start date, to take a snapshot of patient outcomes. Providers are given a score based on the percent of patients that meet each standard (see criteria below). A score of 75 or more out of 100 is required to pass.

The required sample size varies based on the number of providers submitting for recognition.

  • Hemoglobin A1c
  • Blood Pressure
  • LDL
  • Nephropathy
  • Smoking Cessation   Treatment/Counseling
  • Dilated Retinal Eye Examination
  • Foot Examination

Points are assigned as follows (Note: NCQA has updated standards as of July 1, 2012. Changes are indicated in red)

Clinical Measures Criteria Points
HbA1c Poor Control > 9.0%
HbA1c Control < 8.0
HbA1c Control < 7.0%
≤ 15% of patients in sample
65% of patients in sample
40% of patients in sample
Blood Pressure Control > 140/90 mm Hg
Blood Pressure Control <130/80 mm Hg
≤ 35% of patients in sample
25% of patients in sample
Eye Examination 60% of patients in sample 10
Smoking & Tobacco Use & Cessation Treatment 85% of patients in sample 10
Lipid Control -LDL ≥130mg/dl
Lipid Control -LDL ≤100mg/dl
≤ 35% of patients in sample
50% of patients in sample
Nephropathy Assessment 85% of patients in sample 5
Foot Examination 80% of patients in sample 5
Total Points
Points Needed to Achieve Recognition

Other Diabetes Campaign Collaborative 2012-2013 Components

Contact HANYS' Diabetes Campaign Collaborative Staff

  • Amy Jones, Program Manager, Quality Initiatives 518.431.7650