MIAMI—iCare Health Solutions, a VSP Vision company, announced that it has received accreditation for utilization management from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. With more than 30 years of experience in the management of ocular health, iCare’s utilization management program is a turnkey solution that helps health plans ensure regulatory compliance, provide timely and effective care, and deliver optimal outcomes, according to the company's announcement.

“Achieving NCQA Utilization Management demonstrates that iCare Health Solutions has the systems, process and personnel in place to conduct utilization management in accordance with the strictest quality standards,” said Margaret E. O’Kane, president of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

NCQA Utilization Management Accreditation is a quality assessment program that focuses on consumer protection and customer service improvement. The NCQA Accreditation is governed by the Standards for Accreditation in Utilization Management.