Health

AmeriHealth Caritas DC Earns Multicultural Health Care Distinction

AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia has earned Multicultural Health Care Distinction from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

AmeriHealth Caritas DC, part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, is one of seven AmeriHealth’s Medicaid managed-care health plans to hold Multicultural Health Care Distinction.

“Health equity has been and always will be central to our mission,” said Karen Dale, market president for AmeriHealth Caritas DC. “We continue to offer our members an unwavering path to improved health outcomes through culturally appropriate care, and we remain committed to building healthier, safer communities for all District residents.”

AmeriHealth Caritas DC offers the following services, among others, to serve the diverse needs of its membership:

• Online cultural competency training for its network providers.

• Targeted outreach to Spanish- and Amharic-speaking members for participation in the health plan’s Member Wellness Advisory Council (MWAC) and various health promotion programs.

• Collaboration with community-based organizations to provide nutrition and wellness programs in languages other than English.

• Annual analyses of network providers to ensure they meet the cultural needs of members.

• Culturally specific meal plans to help members prepare culturally appropriate meals that positively impact their chronic or acute health conditions.

Tags
Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Washington Informer Newspaper, 3117 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC, 20032, http://www.washingtoninformer.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Back to top button

My News Matters to me - Washington Informer Donations

Be a Part of The Washington Informer Legacy

A donation of your choice empowers our journalists to continue the work to better inform, educate and empower you through technology and resources that you use.

Click Here Today to Support Black Press and be a part of the Legacy!

Subscribe today for free and be the first to have news and information delivered directly to your inbox.


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Washington Informer Newspaper, 3117 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC, 20032, http://www.washingtoninformer.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker