Notices of Copyright and Disclaimers

Notices of Copyright and Disclaimers

Please review the Acknowledgments in the front matter to volume 1 of the Metrics and Quality Measures for Behavioral Health Clinics Technical Specifications and Resource Manual.  It contains statements pertaining to intellectual property and copyright related to the materials on this website.  For measures that are based on the National Committee for Quality Assurance ("NCQA") performance measures, the following Notice of Copyright and Disclaimers applies:

NCQA’s Notice of Copyright and Disclaimers

These performance measures were developed and are owned by the National Committee for Quality Assurance ("NCQA"). These performance measures are not clinical guidelines and do not establish a standard of medical care. NCQA makes no representations, warranties, or endorsement about the quality of any organization or provider that uses or reports performance measures and NCQA has no liability to anyone who relies on such measures. NCQA holds a copyright in this measure and can rescind or alter this measure at any time. Users of the measure shall not have the right to alter, enhance, or otherwise modify the measure and shall not disassemble, recompile, or reverse engineer the source code or object code relating to the measure. Anyone desiring to use or reproduce the measure without modification for a noncommercial purpose may do so without obtaining any approval from NCQA. All commercial uses must be approved by NCQA and are subject to a license at the discretion of NCQA. Use by health care providers in connection with their own practices is not commercial use. A "commercial use" refers to any sale, license, or distribution of a measure for commercial gain, or incorporation of a measure into any product or service that is sold, licensed, or distributed for commercial gain, even if there is no actual charge for inclusion of the measure. ©2004-2016 National Committee for Quality Assurance, all rights reserved.

The American Medical Association holds a copyright to the CPT® codes contained in the Measures Specifications.

The American Hospital Association holds a copyright to the UB codes contained in the Measures Specifications.

Last Updated: 07/19/2016