ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InformedDNA, a leading provider of genetic consultation services, announced today that it has been awarded Certification in Utilization Management by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance.
"Our achievement of the NCQA Utilization Management Certification further validates our commitment to providing exceptional genetic testing utilization management services which help our clients succeed in delivering high value care to patients," said David Nixon, CEO of InformedDNA.
InformedDNA's genetic benefit management program solves the increasing challenge of managing the rising healthcare costs associated with genetic testing while improving patient outcomes through a more personalized approach. InformedDNA's national network of subspecialty-trained board-certified genetics experts delivers a data-driven utilization management solution. The results are better patient care, timely decision support for providers and elimination of inappropriate testing.
"Achieving Utilization Management Certification from NCQA demonstrates that InformedDNA has the systems, process and personnel in place to conduct utilization management in accordance with the strictest quality standards," said Margaret E. O'Kane, president of NCQA.
About InformedDNA: InformedDNA helps individuals and healthcare providers accurately interpret family health history and genetics, bringing the promise of personalized healthcare to life. InformedDNA is the authority on the appropriate use of genetic testing – leveraging the expertise of the largest network of independent board-certified genetics specialists to help ensure health plans, hospitals, employers, community clinicians and patients all have access to the highest quality genetic services. InformedDNA's key offerings include clinical genetic counseling, genetic testing utilization management, and personalized hereditary risk assessment and prevention solutions. For more information, visit InformedDNA.com.
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