NCQA


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NCQA

(National Committee for Quality Assurance) See healthcare IT.
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By providing software that helps physician practices build the patient-focused, coordinated care infrastructure expected of NCQA patient-centered medical homes, Wellcentive is helping practices be part of modern health care's most important transformations," said NCQA President Margaret E.
The rankings are based on the voluntary submission of health care quality results as measured through HEDISA, customer service scores based on customer surveys through Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPSA) and participation in NCQA s accreditation program for health plans.
NCQA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality More than 75% of Americans enrolled in health maintenance organizations are in plans that have been reviewed by NCQA.
NCQA says it accredits managed care firms to monitor quality of care.
More practices have transformed into patient-centered medical homes by earning NCQA PCMH Recognition than by following any other medical home model, making NCQA's program the most widely adopted in the country.
NCQA Health Plan Accreditation evaluates the quality of health care that health plans provide to their members.
As of September 2012, 374 physicians in Tennessee are NCQA Recognized out of 23,078 nationally NCQA Recognized physicians.
Consumers can easily access NCQA statuses and other information about health care quality on NCQA's website at www.
By providing software that helps physician practices build the patient-focused, coordinated care infrastructure expected of NCQA patient-centered medical homes, Phytel is helping practices be part of modern health care's most important transformations," said NCQA President Margaret E.
NCQA accreditation has always been aspirational because it challenges plans to meet ever-higher expectations of performance," explains NCQA President Margaret E.
A national oversight committee of physicians analyzes the team's findings and awards or denies certification based on compliance with NCQA standards.
Barton will oversee the development, use and maintenance of techniques NCQA uses to evaluate health care quality.