BALTIMORE, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jai Medical Systems Managed Care Organization Inc. (Jai Medical Systems) is the Highest Rated Medicaid MCO in Maryland and one of the Top-Rated Medicaid Health Plans in the United States, having earned a rating of 5 out of 5 in the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA) Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2016-2017. For a complete listing of Medicaid Health Plan Ratings, please visit http://healthinsuranceratings.ncqa.org/2016/search/Medicaid.
In addition, for the second year in a row, Jai Medical Systems has also earned NCQA's highest Accreditation status of Excellent. Jai Medical Systems is currently the only MCO in Maryland with an Accreditation status of Excellent. NCQA's Excellent Accreditation status is reserved for the best health plans in the nation. It is only awarded to those plans that meet or exceed NCQA's rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement and deliver excellent clinical care.
"We are very proud to have earned this distinction. Ensuring our members receive high quality health care is our primary focus. While we are pleased with our rating, taking care of people is what matters most to our company. We are continually evaluating and evolving our systems and population management strategies to ensure they are efficient, effective, and scalable. By working closely with our business partners, vendors, and especially providers, we are able to collectively focus and achieve clinical objectives, while ultimately improving clinical outcomes and long-term health status. It has been a privilege and an honor to serve in the Medicaid program for the past 19 years, and we greatly appreciate the support and guidance that we have received from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene," said Jai Seunarine, Chief Executive Officer of Jai Medical Systems, of his company's achievement.
"The NCQA's recognition of Jai Medical Systems' service to Maryland Medicaid recipients is heartening and is central to our mission of providing medically necessary services to eligible residents," said Shannon McMahon, Deputy Secretary of Health Care Financing at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which oversees the state Medicaid program.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations and recognizes clinicians in key clinical areas. NCQA's HEDIS is the most widely used performance tool in health care. NCQA's website (www.ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make informed health care choices.
Jai Medical Systems is a Baltimore based company founded in 1997 by Hollis Seunarine, M.D., FAAFP and Jai Seunarine. Jai Medical Systems serves a diverse population of approximately 24,000 members throughout Maryland. Its mission is to provide access to high quality health care benefits and services to the people of Maryland. Jai Medical Systems continues this tradition of quality and excellence by working with their members to help identify their healthcare needs, while remaining an active and positive presence within the communities they serve.
CONTACT: Jai Seunarine, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), 410-433-2200
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