Cigna has earned accreditation and certification from The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and URAC in acknowledgement of our longstanding history and strong commitment to quality in health care services. The nationally-recognized accreditations by NCQA and URAC affirms Cigna’s mission statement to improve the health and well-being of the individuals we serve through an integrated approach to quality and affordability in health care. This mission and approach is a common value shared across several organizations and programs within Cigna.
URAC is an independent, non-profit organization that promotes health care quality through its accreditation, education and measurement programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC ensures that all stakeholders are represented in establishing meaningful quality measures for the entire health care industry. For more information, please visitwww.urac.org.
Cigna’s dedication to the delivery of quality services is demonstrated by the continuous improvement of business processes through benchmarking against nationally recognized standards. Cigna has received several URAC accreditations:
About the National Committee for Quality Assurance
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 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®1) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care professionals and researchers. For more information, please visit NCQA.org.
The following NCQA Accreditations and Certification underscores Cigna's commitment to excellence, quality and affordable health care to the individuals we serve.
1 “HEDIS is a registered trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).”
2 “Patient-Centered Connected Care™ Recognition Program is a trademark for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).”