Albany, N.Y. (Vocus) October 2, 2009
For the fourth consecutive year, CDPHP® has been recognized for offering the best disease management program in upstate New York by Health Industries Research Companies (HIRC), a national, independent research organization serving the health care industry. CDPHP was the only health plan in the Capital Region to receive this award, with no other health plans north of New York City or east of Buffalo recognized. Fewer than six percent of U.S. health plans profiled in the report are honored consecutively.
"As a health value plan dedicated to the pursuit of wellness for its members, CDPHP is honored to be recognized alongside some of the nation's leading health plans for its disease management efforts," said John D. Bennett, MD, president and CEO, CDPHP. "We are committed to seeking ways to assist our members--across all product lines--in managing their medical conditions."
HIRC's Ninth Annual Report on the Disease Management Industry profiles the leading disease management organizations (DMOs), assesses their growth trends, indicates their current partnerships, provides recommendations for future opportunities, and recognizes best current programs among health plans, employers, and vendors.
The HIRC report is based on extensive market projections and analysis, surveys, and in-depth interviews with health care industry executives. Report highlights include:
Critical Outcomes Report Analysis (CORA) Certification
Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2009 as a physician-founded and guided health plan, CDPHP and its affiliates currently serve members in 29 counties throughout New York state and seven counties in Vermont. The affiliated companies of CDPHP include a family of products: Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc. -- HMO, Healthy New York, Medicare Choices (HMO), Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus; CDPHP Universal Benefits,® Inc. -- PPO, High Deductible PPO, EPO, and Medicare Choices (PPO); and Capital District Physicians' Healthcare Network, Inc. -- self-insured plans. Visit CDPHP at http://www.cdphp.com.
Kristin C. Marshall