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NCQA

(National Committee for Quality Assurance) See healthcare IT.
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Consumers can access NCQA statuses and other information about health care quality on NCQA's website at www.
Schilling said it's the first time NCQA has monitored high blood pressure testing.
The NCQA already measures performance by managed care groups on this yardstick, which most HMOs accept.
PCMH Content Expert Certification offers PCMH advocates and coaches a way to stand out from their peers by demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of the NCQA PCMH model.
Fluegel comes to NCQA most recently from Coventry Health Care, where he was COO of dental insurance operations for four years.
We are pleased to be consistently recognized by NCQA as a top plan in North Carolina and are proud of the quality of care and 24/7 customer service we offer our customers, said Charles Pitts, president and general manager for Cigna in North Carolina.
Said NCQA President Margaret O'Kane: "NCQA's Excellent Accreditation status is reserved for the best health plans in the nation.
All four TennCare Medicaid plans are NCQA-Accredited, reflecting a state mandate that requires NCQA Accreditation; Amerigroup and Volunteer state plans are rated Excellent.
NCQA uses scores from HEDIS[R], CAHPS[R] and NCQA Accreditation standards to calculate plan rankings.
Already, three organizations will be the first to seek NCQA accreditation: Alere (www.
Gives equal scoring weight to standards and HEDIS/CAHPS performance--HPA 2013 is the first version of NCQA Accreditation in which standards and performance on HEDIS and CAHPS measures count equally in scoring.
As this program has grown, NCQA has been approached by specialty practices that wish to be considered as patient-centered medical homes.