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Aug 6, 2020
Magellan Complete Care of Virginia Earns Full Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2020-- Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN), today announced its managed care health plan subsidiary, Magellan Complete Care of Virginia (MCC of VA), has earned Medicaid HMO Accreditation and the Long-Term Services and Supports Distinction from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

"We are honored to receive Full Accreditation from the NCQA, reinforcing our teams’ hard work to safeguard and provide a consistently high quality of care to those we serve,” said Joy Bland, vice president of quality, Magellan Complete Care. “We appreciate NCQA’s rigorous standards that demand continuous quality improvement, and our team is motivated to use these standards on a daily basis in support of our members.”

The goal of MCC of VA is to help solve the many challenges associated with the healthcare needs of lower income individuals, many of whom face complex conditions that impact their physical health and mental well-being. MCC of VA recognizes that improvements in overall health and wellness frequently involve support from families, communities and even the workplace.

“This achievement demonstrates our commitment to NCQA’s standards as we strive to help our members live more healthy, vibrant lives,” said Darrin Johnson, chief executive officer, MCC of VA.

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 reviews include rigorous on-site and off-site evaluations conducted by a team of physicians and managed care experts.

About the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA): NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA's website contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more-informed health care choices. NCQA can be found online at, on Twitter @ncqa, on Facebook at and on LinkedIn at

About Magellan Complete Care of Virginia: Magellan Complete Care of Virginia (MCC of VA) is a person-centered, community focused health plan that works together with members, their families and providers, and community organizations to create an integrated care plan that addresses physical, behavioral and social needs. Serving Virginians since 1972 in pharmacy and behavioral health programs, today MCC of VA operates as a full-service Medicaid and Medicare health plan for the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) for the Commonwealth of Virginia. For more information about MCC of VA, visit

About Magellan Health: Magellan Health, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is a leader in managing the fastest growing, most complex areas of health, including special populations, complete pharmacy benefits and other specialty areas of healthcare. Magellan supports innovative ways of accessing better health through technology, while remaining focused on the critical personal relationships that are necessary to achieve a healthy, vibrant life. Magellan's customers include health plans and other managed care organizations, employers, labor unions, various military and governmental agencies and third-party administrators. For more information, visit


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Source: Magellan Health, Inc.