July 16, 2019 (New York, NY) – MultiPlan Inc. announced that in June, the PHCS Network received Accreditation in Credentialing by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The PHCS Network was first certified in 2001 and has maintained NCQA certification/accreditation for ten consecutive cycles.
To maintain its NCQA Accreditation in Credentialing, the PHCS Network underwent a rigorous review of the credentialing and recredentialing processes and demonstrated compliance with NCQA’s standards. This achievement confirms the quality and consistency of the service MultiPlan offers to its clients, providers and health plan participants who use the PHCS Network. The new Accreditation is valid through June, 21, 2022.
“We’re thrilled that for almost two decades, NCQA has endorsed the processes we use to credential providers participating in the PHCS Network. MultiPlan is committed to quality throughout the organization, and the PHCS Network’s NCQA Accreditation gives our clients’ additional confidence that they are providing access to a quality network,” said Dr. Anthony Sposato, MultiPlan’s Corporate Medical Director.
The PHCS Network, MultiPlan’s PPO network, is the largest independent primary PPO in the nation. It provides health plan members with seamless access to healthcare services whether they seek care in their backyard or across the country.
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.
NCQA has reviewed and accredited Private Healthcare Systems, Inc.’s. (d/b/a PHCS Network) Credentialing functions only. For complete details on the scope of this review, visit www.ncqa.org.
MultiPlan is committed to helping healthcare payers manage the cost of care, improve their competitiveness and inspire positive change. Leveraging sophisticated technology, data analytics, and a team rich with industry experience, the company interprets clients’ needs and customizes innovative solutions that combine its payment integrity, network-based and analyticsbased services. MultiPlan is a trusted partner to over 700 healthcare payers in the commercial health, dental, government and property and casualty markets, and saves these companies more than $15 billion annually. MultiPlan is owned by Hellman & Friedman and other investors. For more information, visit multiplan.com.