AbleTo Earns Renewed NCQA Certification Status as a Credentials Verification Organization
NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2018
NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbleTo, Inc., the leading technology-enabled provider of behavioral health treatment proven to improve patient outcomes, increase access, and lower healthcare costs, is pleased to announce it has achieved renewed certification as a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Credentials Verification Organization (CVO).
"Achieving CVO certification from NCQA demonstrates that AbleTo has the systems, process and personnel in place to thoroughly and accurately verify providers' credentials and help health plan clients meet their accreditation goals," said Margaret E. O'Kane, President, NCQA.
NCQA's Credentials Verification Organization (CVO) Certification Program evaluates credentials verification operations and the processes that the CVO uses to continuously improve the services it provides to its managed care clients. CVO certification is available to organizations that conduct credentials verification, report the credentialing information to clients and have systems in place to protect the confidentiality and integrity of the information.
"We are committed to providing the gold standard of behavioral health care to our patients, and central to that promise is ensuring providers meet our high standards," said Trip Hofer, CEO, AbleTo. "Earning NCQA renewed certification status provides our clients with assurance in the pedigree and quality of our network."
AbleTo provides technology-enabled behavioral health care for patients with behavioral health needs associated with chronic conditions or major life events. Therapy is delivered virtually by a network of more than 500 licensed therapists and behavioral coaches to help improve health and reduce medical costs.
"Our therapists are the heart of our virtual behavioral health care and the reason we are able to successfully treat patients to reduce their depression, anxiety and stress," Aimee Peters, Chief Clinical Officer, AbleTo. "This certification allows us to maintain our standards as we continue to scale our high-quality behavioral health care to credibly serve the millions of people in need."
About AbleTo, Inc.
AbleTo, Inc. is a market leader in providing technology-enabled behavioral health solutions. AbleTo has been treating patients for six years and improves patient outcomes and lowers costs by providing treatment that integrates behavioral and medical health care. AbleTo's structured therapy programs strengthen medical recovery and self-care among members with chronic or complex clinical needs. AbleTo analytics, coupled with our multi-channel engagement platform, identify and engage members with unmet, often undiagnosed, behavioral health needs. A proprietary platform connects individuals and their care teams with AbleTo licensed providers nationwide who deliver weekly sessions by phone or video supported by an integrated digital experience. AbleTo programs are clinically proven to improve both behavioral health and medical outcomes while lowering overall spending for higher-cost, higher-risk members. Follow AbleTo on LinkedIn and Twitter.
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.
NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA's Web site (www.ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.
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