Waltham, Mass., March 27, 2014 — Verisk Health, a leader in data-driven healthcare solutions, announced that its Quality Intelligence solution contains P4P Certified MeasuresSM , certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) to support quality reporting for commercial and Medicare Advantage populations in the California Pay-for-Performance (P4P) program for 2014. The solution is certified for all 22 measures included in the NCQA P4P Measure Certification program. Verisk Health, a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), is a long-standing NCQA Measure CertificationSM beta-testing affiliate.
“Verisk Health understands the need for a transparent set of measures that define and identify quality performance, and we are proud to support the California market with the technology and analytics needed to drive effective pay-for-performance initiatives,” said Kevin Lentsch, general manager of the HEDIS center of excellence for Verisk Health. “Our Quality Intelligence solution allows clients to evaluate quality results prospectively, identify critical gaps in care, and implement strategies for improving outcomes. The NCQA certification is critical to continue to assist the important work of the California P4P program.”
The California P4P program is the largest nongovernmental physician incentive program in the United States and is managed by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) on behalf of eight health plans. NCQA is contracted by IHA to develop and maintain the clinical measures, aggregate data across health plans, report results, and manage the vendor certification process.
Verisk Health’s Quality Intelligence solution is used by health plans and providers to track, measure, benchmark, and improve adherence to clinical quality standards. The solution features measure support for HEDIS®, CMS Five-Star, Pay-for-Performance, Accountable Care 33, physician quality and reporting systems, and state reporting deliverables. The solution suite also includes claim-chasing services that facilitate data collection and provider engagement.
About Verisk Health
Verisk Health is transforming the business of healthcare by providing data services, analytics, and advanced technologies that answer the industry’s most complex challenges. With a focus on reducing risk across all domains of healthcare, Verisk Health’s broad solution suite is designed to help health plans, employers, providers, and other risk-bearing entities improve the quality of healthcare delivery, reduce costs, ensure appropriate revenue, pay claims accurately, and support compliance. From effective population health management, quality reporting, revenue accuracy, and chart retrieval to tackling fraud, waste, and abuse, Verisk Health is committed to answering the unique challenges of its clients. Verisk Health is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK). For more information, please visit www.veriskhealth.com.
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NCQA Measure CertificationSM is a service mark of NCQA.