Desiree Moses, representing United HealthCare Medicaid’s Quality Incentive program, stopped in Monday, January 11th, 2016 at the office of Total Family Care of the 5 Towns and Rockaway PC (TFC). Ms. Moses congratulate TFC Founder and Medical Director, Dr. Hylton Lightman for achieving all the HEDIS quality standards relevant to pediatrics in the delivery of healthcare to his patients.
The Healthcare Effectiveness and Data Information Set (HEDIS) is one of the most widely used sets of healthcare performance in the United States. Developed and maintained by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), HEDIS measures and tracks year-to-year performance among hospitals, physicians and other providers. Consumers can compare health plan performance to other plans and to national or regional benchmarks. Standards are revised, deleted and changed annually. Pediatric standards include adolescent well care visits, childhood immunizations, lead screenings in children before 2 years of age, well visits for ages 3 to 6 years, and well visits for newborns through 15 months of age.
“It’s a pleasure working with Dr. Lightman and all TFC providers,” said Ms. Moses. “This is my only pediatric practice to achieve all the standards.”
“We are thrilled,” says Dr. Lightman. “It’s all about putting the patient first.”
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