Wellness and Health Promotion Accreditation/Certification
NCQA Wellness and Health Promotion Accreditation/Certification helps organizations design an industry-leading wellness program that effectively engages individuals to improve their health.
A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT FRAMEWORK
For decades, employers have offered wellness and health promotion programs to boost morale, increase productivity and address healthcare costs. These programs aim to engage and empower individuals by assessing their health status and providing steps to choose healthy behaviors and reduce risk factors.
NCQA Wellness and Health Promotion Accreditation/Certification focuses on services most desired by employers and health plans as well as expected by consumers. It provides a framework for organizations to implement industry best practices and apply evidence-based methods proven to support health and improve outcomes.
The standards help health and wellness organizations identify gaps for improvement and align their services with those desired by potential contracting organizations.
WHY WELLNESS AND HEALTH PROMOTION
Deliver effective, high-value programs
Applying best practices improves the wellness program effectiveness.
Differentiate your organization
Demonstrate the quality of your organization’s wellness program to employers, consumers, regulators and health plans.
Align with employer needs
NCQA evaluation areas help wellness vendors structure their programs to meet employer needs.
Increase contracting opportunities
Obtain contracts with comprehensive vendors or health plans that ask for NCQA Accreditation/Certification.
Health Equity Accreditation Programs
Health Equity Accreditation Programs focus on the foundation of health equity work: building an internal culture that supports the organization’s external health equity work; collecting data that help the organization create and offer language services and provider networks mindful of individuals’ cultural and linguistic needs; identifying opportunities to reduce health inequities and improve care.
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