Director, Measure Validation & Data Collection
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Wendy Talbot is the Director of the Audit and Data Collection at the National Committee For Quality Assurance (NCQA).
She is responsible for NCQA’s HEDIS® Compliance Audit program. The Audit program maintains the HEDIS licensure and certification contracts for audit firms and individual auditors. She is also responsible for NCQA’s Data Collection department that maintains and support the Healthcare Organization Questionnaire (HOQ) and the Interactive Data Submissions System (IDSS).
Wendy has over 18 years of industry experience working with federal, state and local government, managed care and behavioral health organizations, and physician groups. Prior to working with NCQA, she worked as the Director of Performance Measure Validation and Audits for one of NCQA’s HEDIS Licensed Organizations. While there, she was a Practice Leader and a Certified HEDIS Compliance Auditor. She performed over 150 HEDIS, VBP4P and Performance Measure Validation audits.
Wendy completed her undergraduate education in Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno. She also holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Arizona.