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VERSCEND TECHNOLOGIES’ HEDIS® MEASURES ARE CERTIFIED AND READY FOR THE 2018 SEASON

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WALTHAM, MASS. – January 25, 2018 – Verscend Technologies, Inc. (Verscend), ), a leader in data-driven healthcare solutions, today announced that Quality Engine, the administrative measure logic and systematic sample processing component of the company’s Quality Intelligence solution, has earned Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) Certified MeasuresSM status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This status, which marks the 17th consecutive year Verscend has achieved this certification, validates that measures have been put through the thorough testing required to support the 2018 HEDIS reporting season.

“Quality measurement is a critical component of the healthcare industry’s transformation to value-based care delivery and payment systems, so we know that quality analytics and reporting solutions are mission critical to our customers,” said Dr. Emad Rizk, president and CEO of Verscend. “The fact that Verscend did not require a single measure to be recertified by NCQA in 2017 is a testament to the extraordinary skill, knowledge, and hard work of our quality team. We look forward to introducing new capabilities to ensure that our customers continue to stay ahead in the new quality improvement landscape and continue to lead the market.”

The recipient of the 2017 Best in KLAS award for payer quality analytics and reporting solutions, Quality Intelligence combines NCQA-certified measure logic and easy-to-use reporting software with high-volume, expert retrieval, and abstraction services to drive the best results with the least amount of health plan effort at every step.

Using Quality Intelligence, health plans can track, monitor, and improve quality compliance as well as easily measure and report HEDIS®, Star Ratings, state-specific, and other quality measures. Fast, accurate, and reliable results enable health plans to continuously refine their quality improvement strategies and goals throughout the year, thereby achieving better results. Today, more than 100 organizations use Verscend’s quality measurement and reporting solutions to help them achieve superior quality scores.

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HEDIS Certified MeasuresSM is a service mark of NCQA.
NCQA Measure CertificationSM is a service mark of NCQA.

About Verscend Technologies, Inc.
Verscend Technologies (formerly Verisk Health) drives better healthcare outcomes through data analytics, supporting payers' financial performance and quality improvement initiatives. Our Payment Accuracy, Risk Adjustment, Quality Improvement, and Performance Analytics solutions help organizations utilize their data so they can efficiently and cost-effectively succeed in the new era of healthcare. Learn more at www.verscend.com.

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