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Accreditation Survey & Policy/Procedure Preparation

Quality Healthcare Partners (Quality), a national leader in expanding the business success of its clients, offers consulting services in accreditation survey and policy/procedure preparation. Accreditation and certification assert that your organization complies with the highest national standards for safety and quality of care and is committed to continually improving patient care.  The purpose of accreditation is to strengthen your organization and prove that you provide high-quality care.

 

Our Experience and Service Offerings

Quality’s executive-level consultants possess successful track records in organizational accreditations. Our credentials include actual work preparing clients for URAC surveys and NCQA accreditations. Our consulting services will develop a customized pathway for success, which will shorten your preparation time and immediately add value to your operations. Our experienced consultants will guide you through every step, beginning with a comprehensive gap analysis and a planning session that includes your staff members. Our final report will document your action plan and will include an estimate of hours to complete the accreditation application process based on your organization’s readiness.

What We Offer as Part of Our Accreditation Preparation Services

As part of our services, we assist organizations in determining their individual readiness to become accredited and/or certified. Quality will review the regulatory polices applicable to your organization and identify the steps that are necessary to transform your practices and to prepare you for the URAC and NCQA surveys.

Accreditation preparation services specifically include:

  • A comprehensive gap analysis
  • A customized project plan with recommendations
  • Regulatory compliance review
  • Assistance with application assembly
  • Customized survey staff training
  • Mock survey onsite review
  • Day-before preparation for onsite review
  • Post-accreditation survey maintenance and technical assistance.

In addition, Quality provides clinical experts such as physicians, nurses, and other key quality experts focused specifically on your project needs and business concerns in the following areas:

  • Health systems operational improvement including complex multi-hospital clinical programs
  • Hospital denial management process improvement
  • Joint Commission, NCQA, and URAC accreditation program preparation and maintenance
  • Clinical integration and ACO accreditation and readiness reviews
  • HIPAA privacy and security audits
  • Specialty Pharmacy Programs and Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance
  • Pharmacy Benefit Management Program Accreditation & Maintenance
  • IRO Program Accreditation and Maintenance
  • HUM Program Accreditation and Maintenance
  • Case Management Program Accreditation and Maintenance
  • Health Call Center and Vendor Certification
  • Core Organization Quality Accreditation and Vendor Certification
  • HMO/PPO Organizational Accreditation and Maintenance
  • Radiology Management Programs and Accreditation Preparation
  • IT Implementation and Integration
  • Clinical/Business Transformation
  • State License and Regulatory Filings
  • Regulatory Agency Audit Preparation
  • Federal and State Government Program Compliance
  • Start-up, Acquisitions, Mergers, and Infrastructure Development
  • Policy and Procedures Development
  • Project and Client Management
  • Clinical Software Technical Development Support
  • Quality Management and Quality Improvement Program Development
  • Clinical Quality Outcomes Projects
  • Medicaid and Health Plan Accreditation Preparation and Gap Analyses
  • Custom Education and Training Development
  • Community Outreach, Disadvantaged Populations Development
  • Wellness and Health Promotion Program Evaluations

Don’t let time run out if you are working on business, quality and accreditation initiatives. Many organizations need external assistance to jump start their accreditation.

Benefits to your Organization

  • Avoid painful, expensive mistakes, problems, and surprises
  • Obtain third party independent audit recommendations
  • Improve organizational efficiency and productivity tailored to your organization
  • Learn from others who have successfully accomplished accreditation implementations
  • Address organizational and resource concerns by bringing objective and experienced expertise to work side by side with your people
  • Implement appropriate work process changes that meet your business initiatives and goals