Virginia Beach, VA -- September 24, 2008 --
Optima Health received an "Excellent" accreditation for the 10th consecutive year from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its commercial health plans and 9th consecutive year for its Medicaid HMO product, Optima Family Care. Optima Health is Virginia's only commercial HMO to maintain NCQA's highest accreditation status since 1998.
NCQA's "Excellent" Accreditation status is reserved for the best health plans in the nation. It is only awarded to those plans that meet or exceed NCQA's rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement and deliver excellent clinical care.
"This is a testament to the strong commitment to excellence of everyone at Optima Health and our physician partners," said Michael M. Dudley, president and chief executive officer of Optima Health.
NCQA is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to assessing and reporting on the quality of managed care plans, managed behavioral health organizations, physician organization, and credential certification organizations.
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