The National Quality Forum (NQF) has recommended policy alignment, payment innovation, and standardizing data collection in effort to address social determinants of health (SDOH). NQF is a non-profit, nonpartisan, membership-based organization that gives health care stakeholders a voice in driving improvement of measurable health outcomes. Specifically, the recommendations include: aligning policy and payment across public and private stakeholders; improving the use and collection of standardized SDOH data; and designing incentives to address SDOH. The recommendations are as follows: Align policies, funding, and reimbursement across private and public payers, community-based organizations, social services entities . . .
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