REACH Kidney Care Receives NCQA Population Health Program Accreditation

REACH furthers its commitment to patient-centered care with accreditation
By: REACH Kidney Care
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - July 13, 2021 - PRLog -- REACH Kidney Care announced today that it received three-year Population Health Program (PHP) accreditation from The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA accreditation is awarded to organizations meeting stringent quality standards and is intended to encourage a culture of continuous improvement. Achieving NCQA accreditation is reflective of REACH's commitment to transforming care for individuals with kidney disease to ensure the highest quality of care and quality of life possible.

"We are honored to receive NCQA Population Health Program Accreditation. This accreditation is a milestone achievement for REACH and illustrates our dedication to providing the best care to individuals with kidney disease," said Doug Johnson, M.D., Co-founder of REACH Kidney Care and Vice Chairman of the Board for Dialysis Clinic, Inc. "Working in collaboration with patients, their families and their other care team members, REACH is able to improve kidney health outcomes and address the population's complex needs."

REACH aims to work with patients to determine their needs and goals in a manner that empowers the patient to better manage their care. Using a population-based approach to ensure efficient, high quality processes are in place allows the patient to remain at the center of their care. This approach helps keep members healthier, reduce risks and prevent unnecessary costs.

"The Population Health Management programs moves us in greater alignment with the increased focus on person- centered population health management," said Margaret E. O'Kane, President, NCQA. "Not only does it add value to existing quality improvement efforts; it also demonstrates an organization's highest level of commitment to improving the quality of care that meets people's needs."

NCQA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to quality measurement, improvement and reporting. NCQA Accreditation standards help organizations achieve the highest level of performance possible.

About REACH Kidney Care

REACH Kidney Care is a nonprofit kidney health management organization dedicated to caring for and empowering individuals along the continuum of kidney disease, including advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), kidney transplant, and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) through end-of-life. REACH Kidney Care aims to help patients manage and slow the progression of kidney disease and, where necessary and appropriate, ensure a seamless transition to dialysis care. REACH's multidisciplinary care team works closely with physician practices, health plans and other health care providers to improve outcomes for individuals with kidney disease. REACH currently serves patients in 5 states. To learn more about REACH Kidney Care, please visit REACH online at https://www.reachkidneycare.org/, on Facebook at facebook.com/REACHKidneyCare and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/reach-kidney-care.

About NCQA

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 (HEDISĀ®) 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.

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REACH Kidney Care, Tina Sampson
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