Awards & recognition

HealthCare Partners, now part of the Optum family, has received the following awards and recognition both nationally and in the local California market.

America’s Physician Groups* Award Standards of Excellence Elite Status

For 14 consecutive years, HealthCare Partners has been honored with Elite status by APG* in the Standards of Excellence™ (SOE®) Survey. This is the highest possible honor awarded by the nation’s leading association for physician organizations practicing coordinated care. Elite status is achieved by surpassing rigorous, peer-defined benchmarks in all of the survey categories: Care Management Practices, Information Technology, Accountability and Transparency, Patient-Centered Care, Group Support of Advanced Primary Care, and Administrative and Financial Capability. *Formerly CAPG, re-named America’s Physician’s Groups in January 2018. Learn more at www.apg.org.

Integrated Healthcare Association’s Medicare Stars Quality recognition

For the fourth consecutive year, the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) has recognized HealthCare Partners for providing high-quality care to Medicare Advantage (MA) patients. PacifiCA achieved a 4.5 star rating for care provided to patients in 2018.  HCP also achieved Most Improved provider organization for 2018.

A statewide nonprofit group, the IHA is committed to high-value, integrated care that improves quality and affordability for patients across California and the nation.

SCAN Health Plan® Top Performing Medical Group

In 2019, for the sixth year in a row, HealthCare Partners was selected as a Top Performing Medical Group, in recognition of the quality of care and service delivered by our medical professionals and staff. Selection was based on HealthCare Partners’ performance score of four stars or higher, on a five-star scale, in areas such as preventive screenings, treatment of chronic conditions, and appropriate documentation.

Top Doctors 2019

HealthCare Partners physicians were included on the list of 1,400 physicians honored in Los Angeles magazine’s Top Doctors 2019, who were recognized by their peers as the best from every specialty in the greater Los Angeles area.

Readers' Choice Best Medical Group- Long Beach Press-Telegram

In 2019, Press-Telegram readers voted HealthCare Partners “Best Medical Group” in Long Beach for the sixth year in a row. They also recognized Health Care Partners as their “Favorite Urgent Care Center” two years in a row. For more information, click here.

Best of San Gabriel Valley - Readers Name HealthCare "Favorite Urgent Care Center Group"

For two years in a row, San Gabriel Valley readers of the Pasadena Star-News, Whittier Daily News, and San Gabriel Valley Tribune voted Magan Covina UCC “Favorite Urgent Care Center” for 2019. More information.

Best of San Gabriel Valley - Readers Name HealthCare Partners "Favorite Medical Group"

In 2019, San Gabriel Valley readers of the Pasadena Star-News, Whittier Daily News, and San Gabriel Valley Tribune voted HealthCare Partners “Best Medical Group.” More information.

Gold Status from the American Heart Association in the Workplace Health Achievement Index Recognition

HealthCare Partners received Gold recognition, the highest attainable status, in the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index. For more information, click here.

Accredited by Institute for Medical Quality

In 2019, HealthCare Partners Medical Group was once again accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ). IMQ is a not-for-profit subsidiary of the California Medical Association. Accreditation is offered to only those healthcare organizations that meet IMQ’s rigorous and nationally-recognized standards for quality care.

Quality of Care Report Card

HealthCare Partners Medical Group ranked highly in the most recent annual report published by California’s Office of the Patient Advocate.

Daily Breeze Readers Name HealthCare Partners “Favorite Medical Group in South Bay”

In 2018, Daily Breeze readers voted HealthCare Partners “Favorite Medical Group” in South Bay for the fifth year in a row.

Beachcomber Silver Winner Best Medical Group in Long Beach

In 2018, for the 11th year in a row, Beachcomber readers voted HealthCare Partners a “Silver Winner - Best Medical Group” in Long Beach. For more information, click here.

Recognized for Completion of the NCQA-Certified AMP Audit Review™

In 2018, HealthCare Partners Medical Group successfully completed the NCQA-Certified Align. Measure. Perform (AMP) Audit Review. By undergoing an audit, HealthCare Partners added a higher level of integrity to the reported data and was recognized for efforts to achieve quality improvement. Learn more at http://www.ncqa.org/.

DMHC Right Care Initiative Bronze Award

In 2016, HealthCare Partners was the recipient of the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) Right Care Initiative Bronze Award. This award is given to health plans and medical groups that meet clinical performance standards for preventing heart attacks, strokes and diabetic complications.

Pasadena Magazine Top Doctor 2017

Physicians included in the Pasadena Magazine’s Top Doctor list are recognized by their peers as the best in more than 50 specialties in the greater Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley. We are proud of the HealthCare Partners Medical Group and affiliated physicians were included on the list.