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Coordinated Care Awarded Commendable Accreditation Status From NCQA

Coordinated Care
Posted on: 19 Sep 17
Coordinated Care Awarded Commendable Accreditation Status From NCQA

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TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 19, 2017

TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Coordinated Care, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it has received national Health Plan Accreditation with a Commendable status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA Health Plan Accreditation evaluates how well a health plan manages all parts of its delivery system – physicians, hospitals, other providers and administrative services – in order to continuously improve the quality of care and services provided to its members.

"Earning Commendable NCQA Accreditation is an important milestone in Coordinated Care's commitment to quality and performance improvement across services," said Dr. Jay Fathi, CEO & President of Coordinated Care.

"Achieving an accreditation status of Commendable from NCQA is a sign that a health plan is serious about quality," said Margaret E. O'Kane, president, NCQA. "It is awarded to plans whose service and clinical quality meet or exceed NCQA's rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement."

Coordinated Care is a Medicaid managed care health plan that serves more than 204,000 members. The network currently includes 87 hospitals and more than 24,000 contracted providers and facilities.

The NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. The NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. The NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and researchers.

About Coordinated Care
Coordinated Care is a locally accountable, innovative and solution-based health plan headquartered in Tacoma, Wash. Launched in 2012, Coordinated Care serves over 240,000 members enrolled in Washington Apple Health (Medicaid), Ambetter (Health Benefit Exchange) and all of the state's population in foster care and adoptive services. Focused on whole health, Coordinated Care treats the whole person by breaking down barriers to accessing care, walking members through their benefits and connecting them to what they need by building and executing a System of Care framework. To learn more, visit http://www.CoordinatedCareHealth.com.   

 

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Last updated on: 19/09/2017

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