Lehigh Valley-based BeneFIT Corporate WellnessSM has been awarded the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Wellness and Health Promotion Accreditation.  Based in Washington, D.C., NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.

BeneFITSM Corporate Wellness provides consultation services for employers seeking to improve employee health and manage health plan costs. The announcement of Accreditation for BeneFITSM Corporate Wellness was made on August 29, 2013, by Carol Michaels, MPH, MCHES, Director, Health Promotion and Wellness, Valley Preferred – BeneFITSM.

“NCQA accreditation is a rigorous review of the key functions wellness and health promotion organizations like BeneFITSM perform.” Michaels said. “For employers, it provides a very credible measure of quality in improving workplace health.

NCQA Wellness and Health Promotion Accreditation standards are intended to help organizations achieve the highest level of performance possible, increase healthy behavior change in eligible individuals and create an environment of continuous improvement.

Developed by Valley Preferred, a preferred provider organization aligned with Lehigh Valley Health Network, BeneFITSM’s programs are available to all employers, regardless of the company’s health insurance provider or plan.  For facts, call 610-969-0486 or 1-800-955-6620.

About NCQA

National Committee on Quality Assurance 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 is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and researchers. Visit www.ncqa.org.