NEW YORK--(ActiveHealth Management (ActiveHealth®) announced today that its Active Disease ManagementSM program received Full Disease Management Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. The NCQA fully accredited the following chronic conditions: Asthma; Chronic Kidney Disease; Congestive Heart Failure; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Coronary Artery Disease; Diabetes; Hypertension; Osteoporosis; and Rheumatoid Arthritis.)--
“NCQA's Disease Management Accreditation program is thorough and rigorous. It's designed to highlight only those programs that truly improve chronic care”
"NCQA's Disease Management Accreditation program is thorough and rigorous. It's designed to highlight only those programs that truly improve chronic care," said NCQA President Margaret E. O'Kane.
“ActiveHealth was founded on a mission to promote quality of care, and full accreditation by the NCQA validates our continued dedication to the highest quality standards in our health management services. Recognition of the quality and clinical rigor that goes into our services is a distinction that our clinical team works hard to uphold,” said Richard Noffsinger, CEO and president of ActiveHealth.
ActiveHealth’s Disease Management program is powered by CareEngine® System, a patented clinical decision support technology that continuously scans available data, including health plan-provided medical, pharmacy and lab claims; member self-reported data; and provider feedback data. The CareEngine compares this information to the evidence-based literature to identify opportunities to improve health through interventions and targeted disease management programs. ActiveHealth Disease Management nurse coaches engage identified members with health assessments and personalized health roadmaps to address member health through a holistic approach.
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.