Accreditation

Our company’s accreditations are evidence of our standards of excellence. Delivery of quality care and exceptional results has consistently earned us national accreditations.

Beacon Health Options, Inc., and Beacon Health Strategies LLC hold Full Accreditations as a Managed Behavioral Health Organization from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The accreditations include the following Beacon Engagement and Service Centers:

  • Beacon Health Options, Inc. Michigan Engagement Center through September 21, 2021 for Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare and Marketplace lines of business
  • Beacon Health Options, Inc. Latham, NY Engagement  Center through November 16, 2023 for Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare and Marketplace lines of business
  • Beacon Health Strategies LLC through November 14, 2021 for Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare and Marketplace lines of business

Full accreditation is granted for a period of three years to those plans that meet NCQA’s rigorous standards for continuous quality improvement.

Finally, both Beacon Health Options, Inc., and Beacon Health Strategies, LLC hold a Quality Improvement Organization (QIO)-like designation from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Both NCQA and URAC accreditations are testaments to our commitment of providing quality care that furthers our vision of helping people lead healthier lives.

WHAT IS THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE (NCQA)?

NCQA is a private, non-profit 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 website (www.ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers, and others make more informed health care choices.

WHAT IS A QIO-LIKE DESIGNATION?

A QIO is: “an organization, staffed by professionals, mostly doctors and other health care professionals, who are trained to review medical care and help beneficiaries with complaints about the quality of care and to implement improvements in the quality of care available throughout the spectrum of care.”