NCQA


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NCQANational Committee for Quality Assurance
NCQANational Council on Quality Assurance (Washington, DC)
NCQANational Centre for Quality Assessment in Health Care (est. 1994; Poland)
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As one of the leading few prevalidated PHM vendors designated by the NCQA, MDFlow Systems can now help the healthcare organizations using MDFlow Care Management System meet the requirements for NCQA Health Plan Accreditation (HPA), Population Health Program Accreditation (PHP), Case Management Accreditation (CM), and Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organizations Accreditation (MBHO).
To be awarded NCQA three-year accreditation, the company underwent a rigorous assessment of its systems, processes and personnel in utilisation management to ensure the high standards are met.
The NCQA only awards the status of Accredited3 years to organizations that demonstrate strong performance of the functions outlined in the standards for Case Management accreditation.
"Case Management Accreditation moves us closer to measuring quality across population health management initiatives," said Margaret O'Kane, president of NCQA. "Not only does it add value to existing quality improvement efforts, it also demonstrates an organization's commitment to the highest degree of improving the quality of their patients' care."
EHRs were also seen as critical to documenting care as required for NCQA PCMH recognition.
NCQA, a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality, accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations.
"We are very pleased to achieve this recognition by the NCQA," said Stephen Petrany, M.D., chair of Marshall's department of family and community health.
CountyCare met or exceeded NCQA standards for member protection and quality improvement.
NCQA also uses information from health plan records, consumer surveys, interviews with plan staff and performance on selected measures, Trillium said.
To find clinicians and their practices with NCQA PCMH Recognition, visit recognition.ncqa.org.
RedBrick Health said it has earned Wellness & Health Promotion certifications from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Health plans reported to the NCQA that 34%-55% of patients received outpatient follow-up within 7 days, and 54%-73% received 30-day follow-up.