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Dental Quality Alliance


2017 DQA Conference

Collaboration in Quality Measurement for Improved Oral Health. Read more.


DQA Measure Activity

Check out the ongoing work of the Dental Quality Alliance.  Read More.


The Dental Quality Alliance’s Dental caries Measures

Obtain detailed specifications and review the DQA's measure set.  Learn More.


  • NQF Endorses DQA Measures: Seven DQA measures are now endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQF). NQF endorsement is the gold standard for quality measure development and attests to the caliber of the DQA's measure development processes.  For more information of these measures, please access the NQF website.
  • Covered California: The Dental Quality Alliance is excited to announce that Covered California is adopting DQA Pediatric Measure Set in its Qualified Dental Plan contracts for plan year 2016. Covered California is a state-based marketplace implementing the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in California. For more information, please visit Covered California.
  • The next DQA meetings will be held on Friday, June 10, 2016 and Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. If you wish to observe at any of these meetings, please contact DQA Staff at 312.440.2623 or via email at dqa@ada.org.

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