NASHVILLE and WASHINGTON, July 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Health Clover (Nasdaq: CLOV) (“Clover”), an innovative technology company committed to improving health equity for disadvantaged seniors in the United States, today announced its sponsorship of the 2021 Quality Innovation series.
the National Quality Assurance Committee (NCQA) brings together leaders in healthcare to once again present the Quality Innovation Series. This virtual series will bring together leaders who develop metrics, write standards and help shape the quality of health care, with the goal of advancing the quality and equity of health care through seminars, conferences and presentations. panels. Sessions will include leadership from NCQA, health plans, providers and others sharing healthcare best practices. The Quality Innovation series started on June 17 and will continue with weekly live sessions until November 18.
The NCQA recently informed Clover that this was one of the few plans identified by the CMS Office of Minority Health as showing high performance on a prototype Medicare Advantage Health Equity Summary Score (HESS), a Newly developed measurement tool to identify plans that do well at providing high quality and equitable care to their beneficiaries, including groups who are disproportionately affected by social risk factors.
“At Clover, we believe that equitable access to consistent, high-quality health care is a right, not a privilege, and therefore we are looking for innovative ways to make this access a reality for those eligible for Medicare. across the country, ”said Dr. Kumar Dharmarajan, Associate Chief. Chief Medical Officer of Clover Health. “We are thrilled to support the NCQA Quality Innovation Series and to work alongside others as passionate as we are in addressing disparities in the availability and quality of healthcare. “
In an effort to democratize access to high-quality personalized care for those eligible for Medicare and reduce health disparities, Clover is leveraging its clinical support technology, the Clover Assistant, to provide American seniors with an open, highly affordable and benefit-rich Medicare network. Benefit plans.
To learn more about Clover Health’s technological approach to healthcare delivery, visit NCQA Resource Center.
To register for the Quality Innovation Series, visit www.ncqa.org/qiseries.
Clover Health (Nasdaq: CLOV) is a next-generation, risk-taking organization dedicated to achieving health equity for all Americans. While our mission is to improve every life, we have a special focus on older people who historically lack access to affordable, high quality health care.
We aim to provide quality care in a sustainable manner by having a business model built around improving medical outcomes while reducing avoidable costs. We do this while taking a holistic approach to understanding the health needs and social risk factors of the people we care for. This strategy is underpinned by the company’s proprietary software platform, Clover Assistant, designed to aggregate patient data from across the healthcare ecosystem to support clinical decision making by providing physicians with recommendations. personalized in real time at the point of care.
Making healthcare more accessible is at the heart of our business, and we believe that patients should have the freedom to choose their doctor. We offer two models of care: affordable Medicare Advantage plans with many benefits; and coordination of care for original Medicare beneficiaries through direct contracts. For both programs, we provide primary care physicians with the Clover Assistant and also offer comprehensive home care through the Clover Home Care program.
Headquartered in Nashville, Clover’s workforce is spread across the United States and also includes a world-class team of Hong Kong-based technologists. The company manages Medicare care in eleven states, including Arizona, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Vermont .
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare. The NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. The NCQA Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in healthcare. The NCQA’s website (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers, and others make informed health care choices.