NCQA HIP 1 - Health Appraisals Certification is an established industry credential for healthcare organizations.
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Audax Health™, an end-to-end digital health company, today announced its receipt of the Health Appraisals certification, an established industry credential for healthcare organizations from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the nation’s healthcare quality. Health Information Products (HIP) Certification is awarded to participating organizations on the basis of individual options and stands as a significant achievement in the healthcare industry. Organizations may be certified in all, some, or none, of the seven HIP options addressed in the NCQA Standards. Audax Health applied for, and was awarded, certification for the Health Risk Appraisals – MEM 1 certification.
“Earning NCQA’s HIP Certification demonstrates that an organization has expertise in gathering and disseminating healthcare information for health plan members,” said Kathleen C. Mudd, vice president, product delivery. “Audax Health is to be commended for being one of the first organizations in the nation to be reviewed for these services.”
NCQA’s voluntary certification process includes rigorous evaluation conducted by a team of healthcare professionals. A national oversight committee of physicians reviews and analyzes the team’s findings and determines certification based on Audax Health’s compliance with NCQA standards. The process is governed by NCQA’s rigorous Standards for Certification, developed with the assistance of representatives from the industry, as well as input from health plans.
“Audax Health is proud to earn the NCQA Certification for our Health Risk Appraisal as we are dedicated to delivering tangible value to our members by providing the tools to make their health experience easy, personal and engaging,” said Grant Verstandig, founder and chief executive officer of Audax Health. “Our participation in this rigorous NCQA review is a major win for us and sets the standards for a new wave of health risk appraisals.”
For more information on Audax Health, please visit www.audaxhealth.com.
About NCQA & Health Information Products Certification
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and research.
About Audax Health
Founded in 2010, Audax Health believes that consumers can and should be active participants in managing their own health. Through its product, Careverge, an all-in-one digital health platform, Audax Health enables consumers to track their health, record fitness goals, research conditions, access health tools, and even communicate directly with other members and medical professionals. Careverge inspires and engages consumers to be healthy with personalized tools and community that make health simple, personal and fun. For more information, please visit www.audaxhealth.com.
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