LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Three independent practice associations (IPAs) affiliated with Prospect Medical Group were awarded Elite Status on the CAPG Standards of Excellence survey for 2016. The awards – CAPG’s highest recognition – were earned by the Prospect Medical Group-affiliated IPAs in California, Rhode Island and Texas, making it the fifth year in a row that Prospect Medical Group has received this prestigious award.
The award-winning IPAs are Prospect Medical Group and its subsidiaries in California, which were honored for the fifth year in a row; Prospect Provider Group of Rhode Island, LLC (PPGRI), which is affiliated with CharterCARE Health Partners in Providence, RI; and Prospect Provider Group of Texas, Inc. (PPGT), which is affiliated with Nix Health in San Antonio, Texas. PPGRI, made up of 500 physicians and other providers, and PPGT, made up of approximately 300 physicians, both earned the award in their first year of participation in the survey.
CAPG, the nation’s leading association of physician organizations practicing accountable, risk-based, coordinated care, represents more than 250 multi-specialty medical groups and IPAs in 40 states. CAPG’s annual survey is recognized as the industry standard by which the nation’s healthcare systems can assess their ability to deliver accountable, value-based care and improve patient care coordination, which are at the forefront of ongoing healthcare reform. The survey assesses a variety of value measures, including access, care management processes, quality, efficiency and affordability, all of which relate to providing optimal patient experience and value to both patients and payers.
About Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc.
Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., a growing healthcare services company, offers a unique and innovative healthcare delivery model, known as Coordinated Regional Care, which emphasizes coordination of care and population health management, with an emphasis on wellness and preventive care. CRC helps coordinate quality care for patients through integrated networks of primary and specialty physicians, in affiliation with hospitals, clinics, other community-based providers and health plans. Prospect owns and operates 18 hospitals, as well as over 140 clinics and outpatient centers. Prospect also manages the provision of healthcare services for more than 320,000 members enrolled in its networks of over 11,000 primary care physicians and specialists. Prospect’s operations are located in diverse areas in California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas. For more information, visit www.pmh.com.