Cenpatico Receives Full NCQA Accreditation

Jun 04, 2010, 14:30 ET from Cenpatico

AUSTIN, Texas, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cenpatico today announced their award for Full Managed Behavioral Health Care Organization (MBHO) accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

Accreditation by NCQA is an industry standard of excellence.  The accreditation process is based on a comprehensive review of all service areas within an MBHO including quality improvement, clinical programs, credentialing, service and appointment accessibility, culturally appropriate care, customer service, provider network management and utilization review.  

"We are very pleased to have received full accreditation from NCQA," said Sam Donaldson, CEO and President of Cenpatico.  "This award is the culmination of hard work on the part of employees throughout the company, and evidences our ongoing commitment to providing high quality care and support for recovery to consumers."

About Cenpatico

Cenpatico is a Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organization focusing on mental health and substance abuse benefits. Cenpatico offers health plans and state agencies a continuum of services for individuals at risk of, or suffering from, mental, addictive or other behavioral health disorders. Cenpatico has been in business since 1994 and is one of the nation's most experienced behavioral health companies in managing behavioral health benefits for individuals enrolled in Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). Cenpatico provides managed behavioral healthcare in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Georgia, Kansas, Massachusetts, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin. For more information, please visit Cenpatico www.cenpatico.com or Cenpatico Arizona www.cenpaticoaz.com.

For more information about NCQA, please visit www.ncqa.org.

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