CDPHP earns excellent accreditation from NCQA

Albany, New York, UNITED STATES

ALBANY, N.Y., June 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CDPHP is pleased to announce that the health plan has once again earned excellent accreditation status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

"The accreditation is a reflection of CDPHP's commitment to providing high-quality service to our members," said John D. Bennett, president and CEO, CDPHP. "It is through the hard work of CDPHP employees that the organization continues to achieve this high level of recognition."

The current accreditation status is as follows:
• Commercial HMO - Excellent
• Medicare HMO - Excellent
• Medicaid HMO - Commendable
• Marketplace HMO - Accredited (only option is accredited or not accredited)

• Commercial PPO - Excellent
• Marketplace PPO - Accredited (only option is accredited or not accredited)

• Commercial PPO - Excellent
• Commercial HMO/POS Combined - Excellent

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's Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care.

About CDPHP®

Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 24 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram.