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Institute Staff

Margaret Faso

Deputy Director of Research and Operations

Before coming to AHPI, Margaret was Policy Manager for Accreditation Policy at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in Washington, D.C.. NCQA studies how well health plans and doctors provide scientifically recommended care and identifies organizations that are run in ways that make care better. At NCQA, Margaret developed and updated the Medicare Advantage Deeming Module for Special Needs Plans to reduce regulatory burden and audit duplication, and served as a content expert for quality improvement, credentialing, members’ rights and responsibilities, and state and regulatory affairs standards. Margaret also lead the policy update process for all 13 Accreditation and Certification products.