NCQA's (National Committee for Quality Assurance's) Quality Dividend Calculator™ 2008

QualityTool

NCQA's (National Committee for Quality Assurance's) Quality Dividend Calculator™ 2008

Description

This free, online tool from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) calculates how health care quality can affect the productivity and absenteeism of employees and affords employers and health care purchasers the opportunity to see how quality care can impact their company’s bottom line.

The Quality Dividend Calculator 2008 estimates the absenteeism, lost productivity, and related expenses that result from a specific set of chronic conditions: asthma, diabetes, heart disease, depression, and others. The model shows how different plans will affect employees’ absenteeism and productivity, based on their performance in managing employee health. Users can compare the performance of individual plans, or simply look at the estimated average impact of working with an NCQA-accredited plan versus an “average” non-accredited plan.

Developer:

National Committee for Quality Assurance; HSM Group Ltd.

Funding Sources:

National Committee for Quality Assurance

History

Release Date: 2004
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: January 2009
Original Summary: May 2004
Last Updated: 01/16/09

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