Quality Management Results
SummaCare has been accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) since 2001. SummaCare received a "Commendable" NCQA rating for the Medicare line of business and received "Accredited" status for the Commercial PPO and Marketplace lines of business for 2016.
NCQA is an organization dedicated to improving health care quality, and the NCQA seal is a widely recognized symbol of quality. Organizations must first pass a rigorous, comprehensive review and must annually report on their performance. For consumers and employers, the seal is a reliable indicator that an organization is well-managed and delivers high quality care and service.
SummaCare ranks in the top 10% nationally for such quality measure as:
- Medical Assistance with Smoking Cessation
- Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults
- Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly Rate
- How Well Doctors Communicate
- Rating of Personal Doctor
For more information about NCQA, please visit www.ncqa.org.