MIAMI, FLORIDA — iCare Health Solutions, a VSP Vision company, announced today that it has received accreditation for utilization management from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality.
With more than 30 years of experience in the management of ocular health, iCare’s utilization management program is a turnkey solution that helps health plans ensure regulatory compliance, provide timely and effective care, and deliver optimal outcomes.
“Achieving NCQA Utilization Management demonstrates that iCare Health Solutions has the systems, process, and personnel in place to conduct utilization management in accordance with the strictest quality standards,” said Margaret E. O’Kane, President of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
NCQA Utilization Management Accreditation is a quality assessment program that focuses on consumer protection and customer service improvement. The NCQA Accreditation is governed by the Standards for Accreditation in Utilization Management.
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s website (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more-informed healthcare choices. NCQA can be found online at ncqa.org, on Twitter @ncqa, on Facebook at facebook.com/NCQA.org/ and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/ncqa. NCQA has reviewed and accredited iCare Health Solution’s Utilization Management functions only. For complete details on the scope of this review, visit www.ncqa.org.