UnitedHealthcareOnline NCQA Physician Recognition Programs

Have you considered applying for NCQA Physician Recognition?
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Physician Recognition Program evaluates and recognizes physician performance as compared against evidence-based and expert physician derived measures in the following three areas:
Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (DPRP): Program criteria include achievement of clinical targets for:

blood pressure and lipid control
eye and foot exams
nephropathy screening
smoking status and cessation advice
(American Diabetes Association Standards)

Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (HSRP): Program criteria include achievement of clinical targets for:

blood pressure and lipid control
use of aspirin or another antithrombotic
smoking status and cessation advice
(American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Standards)

Physician Practice Connection (PPC): Recognition based on implementation of specific processes to reduce errors and increase quality for all patients, as well as demonstrating ability to manage care effectively in a complex environment.

Program criteria include:

registries for identifying patient conditions
reminder programs
resources for patient education
support and care management.
Advantages of NCQA recognition

Designation on consumer and health organization Internet sites such as the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, and the NCQA
Recognition on the UnitedHealthcare Physician and Provider Directories.
Complying with the required criteria that are increasingly being used as a basis for performance financial incentive programs such as the employer sponsored Bridges to Excellence® initiative.
Apply today
NCQA offers a 20% discount off the application fee for physicians associated with UnitedHealthcare. The total fee for a group of physicians varies, based on the number of physicians applying for recognition.

To take advantage of the 20% discount on application fee, please print and complete the NCQA Recognition Program Discount Order form and fax or mail it it along with your payment, to the address on the form.

We look forward to including your NCQA “recognition” on our Physician Directory. If you have questions for UnitedHealthcare, please call us.