SOURCE: Altegra Health

Altegra Health

April 02, 2014 09:54 ET

Altegra Health Awarded NCQA Measure Certification for California Pay for Performance Program

Certification Validates Integrity of Services Offered to California-Based Health Plans for Quality Measurement, Reporting and Improvement Monitoring

MIAMI LAKES, FL--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2014) - Altegra Health, Inc., a leading provider of business, technology and consulting solutions for healthcare organizations, today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has issued its measure certification to Altegra Health for the Pay for Performance Measurement Year 2013.

Certification of Altegra Health's Pay for Performance (P4P) quality measurement solution, a part of a suite of Web-based offerings called HEDIS Smart™, signifies the company's ability to enable California health plans to effectively manage and optimize overall P4P processes and reporting. These solutions combine with a broad set of rate reporting and analytics, hybrid medical record retrieval and review, and rate improvement services.

"P4P performance measures are more important than ever for California health plans in today's quality-centric healthcare environment, and Altegra Health's solution is a comprehensive platform for quality measurement, reporting, and improvement," said Kevin Barrett, president and chief executive officer of Altegra Health. "This year's NCQA P4P certification demonstrates our company's continued commitment to staying on the leading edge of quality improvement and reporting standards for health plans operating in California."

Altegra Health's Healthcare Enhancement solutions include technology platforms and services to enable quality measurement and improvement programs for Medicare Advantage, Managed Medicaid and Commercial health plans, and other healthcare organizations.

"Altegra Health's quality measurement and reporting capabilities -- coupled with our company's ability to incorporate data from risk adjustment activities -- provide greater insight into opportunities to improve the quality of care, increase the accuracy of risk scores, enhance plan revenue, and more effectively leverage member and provider engagement activities," Barrett said.

About NCQA
NCQA is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to measuring the quality of America's healthcare. HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) is a set of standardized performance measures designed to make sure purchasers and consumers have the information they need to reliably compare the performance of managed healthcare organizations.

About Altegra Health
Altegra Health is a leading provider of technology-enabled business and consulting services that enhance quality, strengthen compliance, and optimize healthcare organization performance. As a quality, care and revenue management solutions partner, Altegra Health empowers health plans and risk-bearing provider groups to integrate key areas of financial performance and continuity of care while improving the quality of life of the individuals they serve. Altegra Health's unique suite of solutions, called Wellness Continuity®, addresses the ever-changing challenges of the healthcare industry; bringing together the right benefits, the right care, and the right reimbursement. For more information, visit

HEDIS® is a registered trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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