PrimeCare, Empire Physicians Medical Group and Mercy Physicians Medical Group Awarded Medicare Stars Quality Improvement Award by Integrated Health Association (IHA)  

February 1, 2022


The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) awarded PrimeCare, Empire Physicians Medical Group (EPMG), and Mercy Physicians Medical Group with the Medicare Stars Quality Improvement award for its performance in the Align. Measure. Perform. (AMP) Medicare Advantage program (formerly known as Medicare 5 Star Reporting of Physician Organizations) for measurement year 2020.

To earn this recognition, provider organizations must improve their overall star rating by at least 1/2 a star.

Thank you to all the clinicans, nurses, and staff who continue to work hard to provide the highest-quality of care to the community we serve.

Learn more: 2021 IHA Medicare Stars Quality and Medicare Stars Quality Improvement Award Winners


About IHA's AMP programs

IHA’s Align. Measure. Perform. (AMP) programs use a fair and transparent approach to measurement and benchmarking to create a reliable assessment of performance for medical groups, IPAs, and ACOs across health plans. The AMP programs are recognized nationally for partnering with organizations across California and the nation to drive meaningful changes that reduce costs and improve healthcare quality and outcomes. Paired with the insights from IHA’s California Regional Health Care Cost & Quality Atlas, the AMP programs help partners reduce the reporting burden for payers and providers by using a standard measure set to deliver objective data and analysis that support performance improvement. For more information, visit www.iha.org