Home Health Business Quarterly: Companies in the News: MAMSI receives excellent accreditation for HMOs

Two HMOs under Mid Atlantic Medical Services Inc. (MAMSI) of Rockville, MD, were granted Excellent Accreditation from the National Com-mittee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for their HMO and point-of-service products.

MD-Individual Practice Association Inc. and Optimum Choice Inc. achieved top scores in the categories of access and service, qualified providers, staying healthy, getting better, and living with illness.

"Excellent" accreditation goes only to health plans that deliver the highest quality of services and whose clinical and administrative systems meet or exceed NCQA’s requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement.

MAMSI subsidiaries operate in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, and Washington, DC.