WALLINGFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut’s HMO/POS plan was rated 4 out of 5 in the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) commercial Health Plan Ratings for 2023, once again tying for the top-rated health plan in the state. This rating recognizes Anthem as a leader in supporting its members with access to high-quality healthcare services.
“For more than 80 years, our work at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has centered on increasing access to high-quality, affordable healthcare and improving health outcomes for our members and everyone in Connecticut. This rating reflects our work to personalize and simplify the healthcare experience for the people we serve,” said Lou Gianquinto, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut. “We’re proud of our work and remain committed to developing the products and services that help our members get the best care possible.”
NCQA, a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality, released its 2023 Health Plan Ratings earlier this month. The report rates more than 1,000 commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid health insurance plans on a 5-point scale for patient experience, prevention, and treatment. The insights gained from the NCQA ratings are vital in enhancing interventions, delivering impactful programs, and shaping future strategies, as well as helping consumers, employers, and others make more informed healthcare choices. A rating of four or higher on the NCQA rankings indicates that a health plan is among the top one-third in the U.S.
NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations and recognizes clinicians in key clinical areas. NCQA’s HEDIS® is the most widely used performance measurement tool in healthcare. NCQA’s website contains information to help consumers, employers and others make informed healthcare choices.
About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Health Plans, Inc. Independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Anthem is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut is available at www.anthem.com. Also, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/anthemBCBS and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AnthemBlueCrossBlueShield.
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. In recognition for its leadership in diversity, equity and inclusion, NCQA has won the Excellence in Diversity Award from the Chesapeake Human Resources Association. NCQA’s website (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more-informed health care choices. NCQA can be found online at ncqa.org, on Twitter @ncqa, and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/ncqa.