TakeCare Implements Cognizant’s Comprehensive HEDIS Measurement and Reporting Solution

April 20th, 2015

April 20, 2015

TakeCare Implements Cognizant’s Comprehensive HEDIS Measurement and Reporting Solution

(Tamuning, GU) — TakeCare has announced their successful deployment of a comprehensive measurement and reporting solution from Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading global provider of information technology, consulting and business process services.

ClaimSphere™ HEDIS®, Cognizant’s NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance)–certified solution, will enable TakeCare to improve performance of HEDIS® (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) measures. The solution offers a unique integrated system that creates actionable information that can be leveraged to proactively close care gaps, comply with federal regulations, enhance care management and improve HEDIS scores.

“We believe that partnering with Cognizant and implementing the ClaimSphere HEDIS platform will help us drive quality improvements, increase provider and member satisfaction and enable us to continue to provide the excellent care and customer service our members expect and deserve,” said Jeffrey Larsen, President of TakeCare.

“This engagement also demonstrates our commitment to continue to raise the bar for ourselves in defining high quality care for our members and patients by continuing to meet and exceed NCQA’s rigorous and comprehensive regulatory requirements,” added Grace Murphy, Sr. Manager of Medical Management at TakeCare.

TakeCare has achieved NCQA certification for its HEDIS Certified Measures since 2012. As a health insurance provider covering over 8,200 Federal civilian employees, retirees and family members through the FEHB program on Guam and the CNMI, TakeCare is held to high regulatory standards required by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the OPM.

Krish Venkat, President, Cognizant Healthcare and Life sciences, said, “TakeCare is a regional leader focused on delivering member-centered care and we are pleased to work with TakeCare and help them to exceed NCQA Quality goals and drive enhanced care management across members and providers. We are pleased that our market-leading ClaimSphere HEDIS  ‘Quality as a Service’ platform will help TakeCare reduce costs and drive better health outcomes”.

TakeCare Insurance Company offers optimal choice and easy access to the providers consumers want.  TakeCare’s health plans provide expansive coverage to its 32,000 plus members at a reasonable price with exceptional, member-patient focused services.  A seasoned and enduring health insurance company, with over 40 years in the industry, TakeCare upholds the highest standards of excellence for accredited provider networks, patient management expertise, and end-to-end quality control processes. For more information, visit www.takecareasia.com.