General Questions

Q: When is Quality Talks?

A: Quality Talks is April 21 (Thursday) from 11am to 5pm ET.

Q: How can I attend Quality Talks 2022?

A: Quality Talks 2022 is back as a hybrid event. You have the option to attend online or in person in Washington, DC. See the registration page for details on these options.

Currently, NCQA intends to hold Quality Talks 2022 in person, with a remote attendance option.

All in person attendees, including speakers, sponsors, and NCQA staff will be required to furnish proof of full vaccination, with a vaccine that is authorized for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

“Full vaccination” shall mean that (i) at least two weeks have passed prior to the event since the attendee received either (a) one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or (b) a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and (ii) if at least seven months have passed since (i)(a) or (i)(b), as applicable, that the attendee has received an authorized booster. Read more here.

Q: I’m registered but my plans have changed and I can’t attend on April 21. What can I do?

Your registration includes access to the recording until October 21 if you cannot join us live. Alternatively, you can transfer your registration to a colleague before April 15 by contacting us at

Q: Can I cancel my registration and get a refund?

A: Registration fee is not refundable. Your registration includes access to the livestream and the recording post-event. Alternatively, you can transfer your registration to a colleague before April 15 by contacting us at

Q: Do I get any education credits from attending Quality Talks?

A: PCMH Certified Content Experts (CCEs) who register for and attend Quality Talks receive 4 elective points towards maintenance of certification (MOC). CCEs must register for Quality Talks using the email address associated with their CEC Candidate ID number. Credits will automatically post in My CEC within two weeks of the event.

Q: Where can I find the terms of participation of this event?

A: You can view our terms of participation here.

Attending In Person

Q: What are the requirements to attend Quality Talks in person?

All in-person attendees will need to provide proof of full vaccination status (including a booster shot if applicable) against COVID-19. NCQA is committed to adhering to all federal and state laws, and is closely monitoring federal, state and local government guidelines, including around masking and social distancing. The safety of our staff, speakers and guests is our top priority. Read more here.

Q: What are the requirements and restrictions for visiting Washington, DC?

Washington, DC is open for business. See current restrictions and requirements as well as a listing of DC attractions that are open here.

Q: Where will Quality Talks be held?

Quality Talks 2022 will be held in the new event space at the Hamilton Hotel Washington DC in downtown DC.

Q: What is the dress code for the event?

We suggest business casual. Event space can sometimes be cold so we recommend a sweater or light jacket.

Q: Is there a discounted room rate at the hotel for Quality Talks attendees?

Our room block deadline has passed. Please contact Hamilton Hotel directly to make reservation.


Attending Online

Q: I want to attend Quality Talks online with my colleagues, can I share my registration/access with them?

A: Each individual registration to attend online allows a single access to the livestream. To attend Quality Talks online with your colleagues, consider the following:

Enterprise Basic: up to 20 individual registrations in your organization

Enterprise Premium: unlimited registrations in your organization

Becoming a sponsor: Sponsorship benefits include Quality Talks registrations. Learn more here.

Q: Do I need to have the names and contact info of my colleagues when I register for Enterprise Basic or Enterprise Premium?

A: No, once your registration of Enterprise Basic or Enterprise Premium is confirmed, we will send you a voucher code that you can share with your colleagues. With the code, they will be register individually at no additional cost.

Q: Do I need to install any software to attend online?

A: No, all you need is a registration and a current web browser. To participate in polling, Q&A, games and interact with other attendees, you will need to download the event mobile app, available free of charge in your app store in April.



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