Lakeland, FL – Watson Clinic’s Credentialing department recently earned a three-year reaccreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Valid through the year 2024, this accreditation was granted following a thorough survey process during which the department’s policies, filing practices, and quality improvement measures were evaluated.
Watson Clinic’s Credentialing department works to verify a physician’s qualifications, education record, various licenses, and their ability to perform the services for which they are hired.
“This accreditation assures our community that Watson Clinic’s credentialing practices meet the highest quality standards in the nation,” says Kimberly Stebbins, Manager of Watson Clinic’s Credentialing department. “In fact, our department earned the highest score in all categories from the NCQA on this evaluation.”
NCQA is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to assessing and reporting on the quality of managed care plans, managed behavioral healthcare organizations, preferred provider organizations, new health plans, physician organizations, credentials verification organizations, disease management programs and other health-related programs. NCQA Certification statuses and other information on healthcare quality can be obtained on their website at www.ncqa.org.
About Watson Clinic LLP: As one of the largest multispecialty medical clinics in the southeast, Watson Clinic provides comprehensive healthcare services to residents of Lakeland and surrounding communities. First established in 1941, Watson Clinic has grown to include over 200 board-certified physicians representing 40 medical and surgical specialties. The Clinic continues the legacy of improving the delivery of health care at the Main Clinic, 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland, as well as at 17 other convenient locations in Polk, Pasco and Hillsborough counties. More information is available at: www.WatsonClinic.com.