September 23, 2022
Independent Health among the nation’s highest-rated health plans by NCQA
Independent Health’s HMO/POS (Commercial) plan has been rated 4.5 out of 5 nationally in 2022, and was rated as a 4.5 plan from 2015-2021
Independent Health is once again one of the highest-rated health plans in the nation for clinical quality and member satisfaction, according to the “National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Health Plan Ratings 2022: Commercial.” NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.
As part of the NCQA’s Health Plan Ratings 2022, more than 425 Commercial health plans from across the country were reviewed and rated based on their combined Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®), Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) and NCQA Accreditation scores. Each health plan was rated on a 5-point scale for consumer satisfaction, prevention and treatment. Overall, Independent Health’s HMO/POS (Commercial) plan received a 4.5 out of 5 rating for 2022, making it one of only 37 Commercial plans in the country to receive a rating of 4.5 or higher. Independent Health has also been Fully Accredited by NCQA for its Commercial line of business for 2022.
“Over the years, Independent Health has been among the NCQA’s highest rated plans due to our unwavering commitment to provide outstanding customer service and encourage member engagement,” said Michael W. Cropp, M.D., President and CEO, Independent Health. “Through our strong collaborative partnership with physicians and providers, we have been able to improve the quality of care our members receive while also making it easier for them to take charge of their own health and well-being through preventive care.”
The complete NCQA Health Plan Ratings 2022 are available at ncqa.org.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA Accredits and Certifies a wide range of health care organizations and recognizes clinicians in key clinical areas. NCQA’s HEDIS® is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s website (www.ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.
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