Case Management Program Supports Patient-Centric Care Coordination for Individuals with Complex Health Care Needs
NEW YORK, NY, February 17, 2015–ActiveHealth Management (ActiveHealth®)announced today that its case management program received three-year Case Management Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Earning NCQA’s Case Management Accreditation is an indication that a case management program is dedicated to care coordination, patient-centeredness and supporting improved quality of care: helping patients get the right care.
“Case Management Accreditation moves us closer to measuring quality across population health management initiatives,” said Margaret E. O’Kane, president, 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.”
“ActiveHealth is deeply committed to making a positive impact on the health and care of our members, especially those with complex needs,” said Richard Noffsinger, CEO and president of ActiveHealth. “We hold our case management program to the highest quality standards to deliver the best possible experience for those individuals, and we are thrilled that the NCQA has recognized that commitment to quality with this accreditation.”
NCQA Accreditation standards are developed with input from researchers in the field, the Case Management Expert Panel and standing committees, employers, both purchasers and operators of case management programs, state and federal regulators and other experts.
About the National Committee for Quality Assurance
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and researchers.
About ActiveHealth Management
ActiveHealth Management empowers better health and wellness. Our integrated population health management solutions are designed to help our customers improve health outcomes and lower medical costs. Our data analytics, evidence-based clinical decision support and targeted health and wellness programs help health plans, employers, state and local governments, and physicians engage at-risk individuals, promote better care coordination and enable sustainable health care models. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in New York City, ActiveHealth is an independent subsidiary of Aetna (NYSE: AET). To learn more, visit www.activehealth.com.