Specialty Health Services
For more than 25 years, ASH has been providing specialty health care management services to health plans and employer groups throughout the country. ASH’s subsidiaries have become some of the largest specialty health plans (American Specialty Health Plans of California, Inc.), insurers (American Specialty Health Insurance Company), and network administrators (American Specialty Health Group, Inc., formerly American Specialty Health Networks, Inc.) nationally for chiropractic and physical medicine, covering more than 27 million Americans under its benefit administration programs alone.
Since its inception in 1987, ASH and its subsidiaries have achieved a variety of industry firsts, including:
- First Knox-Keene licensed specialty health plan for chiropractic and acupuncture (ASH Plans of California, Inc.); and
- First specialty network for chiropractic and acupuncture to receive NCQA certifications for UM and Credentialing.
- You can trust our practitioners, too. They must pass a credentialing process that goes well beyond NCQA requirements. In addition, ASH has developed over 160 evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to guide clinical decisions.
ASH contracts with nearly 30,000 practitioners nationwide for:
Call one of our regional account executives at 800.848.3555 for more information on offering specialty health care benefits to your employees or members.
ASH 2015 Patient Satisfaction Survey Results Download
Patients rated the overall quality of care and service as “excellent, very good, or good”
Would recommend their ASH practitioner to their family or friends
Patients were satisfied with their most recent visit to the ASH practitioner’s office
Would recommend specialty care plan to their family or friends
Patients were satisfied with the coverage they received through their specialty care plan
CAHPS Clinician & Group Benchmark*
- About the Survey
ASH annually fields the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPSTM) Clinician & Group Survey, which is a program of the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The Patient Satisfaction Survey was conducted by DSS Research, an independent research company specializing in healthcare and certified in CAHPS surveys. CAHPS is a registered trademark of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.