Dec. 6, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Health, a market leader and innovator in outcomes-based health management solutions for employers, announced it has earned the Accredited With Performance Reporting (AWPR) status in Wellness & Health Promotion from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The designation is a widely recognized indicator of quality and achievement at the highest level of performance standards. Interactive Health earned their first accreditation with NCQA in 2009.
Interactive Health provides outcomes-based wellness programs to employers across
the United States
. Its scientific approach to wellness engages employees by providing a comprehensive program that is personalized based on each individual's health status. The Interactive Health program is proven to lower medical costs and increase productivity.
NCQA is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to assessing and reporting on the quality of managed care plans, behavioral healthcare organizations, preferred provider organizations, new health plans, physician organizations, credentials verification organizations, disease management programs and other health-related programs.
NCQA's Wellness & Health Promotion assessment is nationally recognized and includes a broad-based accreditation program for organizations that offer comprehensive wellness and health promotion services. The assessment evaluates applications on the following:
- How well a wellness and health organization manages all parts of its wellness and health promotions program for continuous improvement of the quality of services, materials and activities provided to eligible individuals
- Health plans and vendors that provide wellness services using an evidence-based set of requirements to distinguish quality services
- Key areas of health promotion, including how wellness programs are implemented in the workplace, how services such as health coaching are provided to help eligible individuals develop skills to make healthy choices and how sensitive health information of eligible individuals is properly safeguarded
"Interactive Health is dedicated to providing our clients and their employees with a high quality, evidence-based wellness program that improves health," said Dr.
, Medical Director, Interactive Health. "The NCQA Wellness & Health Promotion Accreditation with Performance Reporting demonstrates our continued commitment to upholding the highest standards and quality of employer wellness programs while delivering true health improvement results to their employees."
"NCQA's Wellness & Health Promotion Accreditation requires organizations to demonstrate their compliance with well-defined standards and quality measures," said Margaret E. O'Kane, NCQA President. "The NCQA seal will provide employers and consumers with the information they need to choose the best program in their markets."