SEATTLE, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., one of the premier global consulting and actuarial firms, announced today that their healthcare analytic platform, MedInsight, has achieved the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) certification for Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) 2016 Measures. Since its introduction in 1993, HEDIS has evolved to become the gold standard in managed care performance measurement.
"MedInsight continues to support our clients' efforts to measure and improve healthcare quality by obtaining partial 2016 NCQA Measure Certification℠," said Kent Sacia, Principal of MedInsight. He continued, "Overall, the MedInsight Analytic Platform supports both public and private entities with 23 HEDIS Certified Measures℠ and 165 additional evidence-based measures."
The NCQA is an independent not-for-profit organization dedicated to assessing and reporting on the quality of managed care plans, managed behavioral healthcare organizations, preferred provider organizations, new health plans, physician organizations, credentials verification organizations, disease management programs, and other health-related programs.
HEDIS is a tool used by more than 90 percent of America's health plans to measure performance on important dimensions of care and service. NCQA's HEDIS Measure Certification℠ is precise, automated testing that verifies compliance with HEDIS Specifications and satisfies the source code review portion of the HEDIS Compliance Audit™.
MedInsight is used by over 300 health plans, employers, at-risk providers/ACOs, state governments, community health coalitions, and third party administrators.
For more information about Milliman's MedInsight products, go to http://www.medinsight.milliman.com.
About The National Committee for Quality Assurance
The National Committee for Quality Assurance is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. The NCQA website (www.ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers, and other make more-informed healthcare choices.
Milliman is among the world's largest providers of actuarial and related products and services. The firm has consulting practices in healthcare, property & casualty insurance, life insurance and financial services, and employee benefits. Founded in 1947, Milliman is an independent firm with offices in major cities around the globe. For further information, visit milliman.com
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