East Greenwich, RI (PRWEB) June 26, 2013
Provant, a leading provider of customized worksite health and wellness strategies and services, proudly announces the completion of their fifth consecutive NCQA-Certified HEDIS® Compliance Audit™ for Wellness & Health Promotion measure reporting.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations and manages the evolution of HEDIS, the performance measurement tool used by more than 90 percent of the nation’s health plans.
Wellness & Health Promotion Accreditation assesses health plans and vendors that provide wellness services using an evidence-based set of requirements to distinguish quality services.
“This achievement assures our clients of the validity of the outcome measures and results we regularly provide them; it is a critical component for Provant’s success,” said Provant Chief Executive Officer, Heather A. Provino. “Our continued accreditation demonstrates to our clients that we adhere to best practice principles.”
Wellness & Health Promotion Accreditation surveys include rigorous onsite and offsite evaluations of 12 standards conducted by a team of experts. Following the surveys, a national oversight committee of physicians analyzes the team’s findings and assigns an accreditation level based on the performance of each organization, compared to NCQA’s standards.
The standards are purposely set high to encourage continuous quality enhancement among wellness and health promotion organizations. No comparable evaluation exists for wellness and health promotion programs.
“NCQA’s Wellness & Health Promotion Accreditation requires organizations to demonstrate their compliance with well-defined standards and quality measures,” said Margaret E. O’Kane, NCQA President. The NCQA seal will provide employers and consumers with the information they need to choose the best program in their markets.”
Founded in 2001, Provant’s vision is to change the health of America, one person at a time. With its network of 10,000+ employees nationwide, Provant touches more than six million lives by delivering customized worksite health and wellness strategies and services. Provant is a privately held company and is headquartered in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. To learn more, visit http://www.provanthealth.com.
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.