Best Health Care Commercial Plans Ranking: Harvard Pilgrim Tops List





Best Health Care Commercial Plans: Harvard Pilgrim Tops US News and World Report Ranking. If you are wondering about which of America’s health care plans are the best, this ranking by the U.S. News and World Report might be of interest to you.

But first, here’s a note on the magazine’s ranking procedure: “These health insurance plans stand at the top of the U.S. News 2009-10 rankings of commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid HMO and POS plans. The rankings are based on data collected and analyzed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, managed care’s major accrediting and standards-setting body. Scores of 0 to 100 reflect member satisfaction, success relative to other plans in preventing and treating illness, and NCQA accreditation.”

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And, now, here’s the top ten best health care commercial plans in the United States.

1 Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HMO/POS) Mass., Maine 91.1
2 Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of New England (HMO/POS) N.H. 90.2
3 Tufts Associated Health Maintenance Organization (HMO/POS) Mass., N.H., R.I. 89.9
4 Grand Valley Health Plan (HMO) Mich. 89.4
5 Capital Health Plan (HMO) Fla. 89.0
6 Geisinger Health Plan (HMO/POS) Pa. 88.6
7 Fallon Community Health Plan (HMO/POS) Mass. 88.0
8 Health New England (HMO/POS) Conn., Mass. 87.9
9 CIGNA HealthCare of New Hampshire (HMO/POS) N.H. 87.7
10 Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (HMO) Wis. 87.6

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Best Medicare Health Insurance Plans: 2009-10 Ranking by U.S. News and World Report


Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado tops the list of America’s best Medicare health insurance plans according to the rankings released last year by the U.S. News and World Report. Here’s the Top Ten.

1 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado (HMO) Colorado
2 Fallon Community Health Plan (HMO) Massachusetts
3 Geisinger Health Plan (HMO) Pennsylvania
4 Tufts Associated Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Massachusetts
5 Capital Health Plan (HMO) Florida
6 MVP Health Care (Rochester Area) (HMO) New York
7 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest (HMO) Oregon, Washington
8 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Southern California (HMO) California
9 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest (Demonstration Project) (HMO) Oregon, Washington
10 Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan (HMO) New York

Best Health Care Commercial Plans and Best Medicare Health Insurance Plans. Posted 16 July 2010. Last updated on 16 July 2010.