WALTHAM, MASS.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verscend Technologies, Inc. (Verscend), a leader in data-driven healthcare solutions, today announced that Quality Engine, the measure processing component of the company’s Quality Intelligence solution, has earned Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) Certified MeasuresSM status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This status, which marks the 16th consecutive year Verscend has achieved this certification, validates that measures have been put through the thorough testing required to support the 2017 HEDIS reporting season.
“The quality reporting ecosystem continues to evolve and have a profound impact on the bottom line of health plans,” said Dr. Emad Rizk, President and CEO of Verscend. “The team at Verscend works vigorously to ensure that our Quality Intelligence solutions continue to lead the market and deliver on our promises to clients. We know it is paramount for payers to be armed with accurate quality information in order to support mission critical initiatives such as quality improvement, compliance, network management and contracting, population health, and value-based reimbursement.”
Recipient of the 2017 Best in KLAS award for payer quality analytics and reporting solutions, Quality Intelligence combines NCQA-certified measure logic and easy-to-use reporting software with high-volume, expert retrieval, and abstraction services to drive the best results with the least amount of health plan effort at every step. Using Quality Intelligence, health plans can track, monitor, and improve quality compliance as well as easily submit HEDIS®, Stars, and other quality measures. The ability to achieve the best results with the least amount of effort at every stage of the process enables health plans to continuously refine their quality improvement programs throughout the year, thereby achieving better results.
Today, more than 100 organizations, including more than 20 Blues plans, use Verscend’s quality measurement and reporting solution. In 2016, over 80 percent of Verscend client submissions received NCQA rankings of 4 or above for all business lines. In addition, Verscend clients received CMS Part C or D Star rankings of 4 Stars or above for 105 individual contracts with CMS.
For more information about Verscend’s solutions, visit: https://www.verscend.com/solutions.
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About Verscend Technologies, Inc.
Verscend Technologies (formerly Verisk Health) drives better healthcare outcomes through data analytics. Our payment accuracy, revenue integrity, risk assessment and stratification, and quality improvement solutions help organizations utilize their data so they can efficiently and cost-effectively succeed in the new era of healthcare. Learn more at www.verscend.com.