Azara Healthcare, the top-ranked provider of population health solutions, announced today that it has received certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for HEDIS® Measure Year (MY) 2023 Health Plan and Allowable Adjustments Measures.
HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness and Data Information Set) measures, as established by the NCQA, are used to evaluate health plans’ clinical quality and customer service. More than 200 million people are enrolled in plans that report HEDIS results, which includes measures for physicians, Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), and other organizations, making it one of healthcare’s most widely used performance improvement tools. Certification validates Azara Healthcare’s quality measures in their calculation of measure performance and care gap reporting.Certification of these HEDIS measures span the following domains:
- Effectiveness of Care
- Utilization and Risk Adjusted Utilization
- Access and Availability of Care
- Electronic Clinical Data System
Azara solutions empower healthcare providers to track HEDIS performance, identify care gaps, and implement intervention models that can proactively improve the health of their population. Together with the newly certified HEDIS measures, Azara maintains one of the industry’s largest active measure libraries with over 800 discrete quality measures, spanning dozens of practice specialties and programs.
“Azara’s solutions continue to enable our clients to improve the health and quality of life of their patients by effectively tracking and comparing quality performance across their member and patient populations,” said Jeff Brandes, President & CEO of Azara Healthcare. “As our clients move further into value-based payment arrangements, the ability to track performance on HEDIS becomes a ‘must have’ as part of performance improvement initiatives, accreditation, and value-based contract requirements. NCQA certification confirms that these measures meet NCQA’s rigorous testing and reporting requirements, saving our clients time and resources that can be better directed toward improving the health of their patients.”
Azara solutions empower more than 1,000 Community Health Centers, physician practices, Primary Care Associations, Health Center Controlled Networks, and clinically integrated networks in 40 states to improve the quality and efficiency of care for more than 25 million Americans.
For more information about Azara Healthcare and its population health solutions, visit www.azarahealthcare.com.
HEDIS® is a registered trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA HEDIS Health Plan Measure Certification Program™ is a trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
NCQA is a private, nonprofit 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’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s website (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more-informed health care choices. NCQA can be found online at ncqa.org, on Twitter @ncqa, on Facebook at facebook.com/NCQA.org/ and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/ncqa.
About Azara Healthcare
Azara Healthcare, the 2023 Best in KLAS provider of population health management solutions, is the leading provider of quality measurement, analytics and reporting for the Community Health and physician practice market. Azara solutions empower more than 1,000 Community Health Centers, physician practices, Primary Care Associations, Health Center Controlled Networks, and clinically integrated networks in 40 states to improve the quality and efficiency of care for more than 25 million Americans through actionable data. www.azarahealthcare.com.