Best Health Insurance Plans in America. Wondering about the best health care insurance plans in the United States? Here’s a ranking from the US News and World Report.
According to the magazine, the ranking is 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.”
Best Commercial Plans
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
Best Medicare Plans
1 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado (HMO) Colo. 89.0
2 Fallon Community Health Plan (HMO) Mass. 88.8
3 Geisinger Health Plan (HMO) Pa. 88.1
4 Tufts Associated Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Mass. 88.0
5 Capital Health Plan (HMO) Fla. 87.6
Best Medicaid Plans
1 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Hawaii (HMO) Hawaii 89.4
2 Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan (HMO) Mass. 89.3
3 Fallon Community Health Plan (HMO) Mass. 89.3
4 Neighborhood Health Plan (HMO) Mass. 88.2
5 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island (POS) R.I. 87.7
What do you think of these rankings? Do you agree with them? Have you had any experience with these companies which makes you feel that they deserve the top ranking given them by the U.S. News and World Report?
Or, on the other hand, have you had any negative experience dealing with any of these insurance companies which makes you believe that they do not deserve a place in these rankings?
If you do, the comment section is open for you to share your experiences be they good or bad. We hope to update this post in the future to reflect your experiences in dealing with these companies.
That’s it for now, HealthCareWatchers!
Best Health Insurance Plans in America? Posted 25 May 2010. Last updated on 25 May 2010.