Wouldn't it be great to compare the experiences people have in different health plans? You can. The National Committee for Quality Assurance is an independent, nonprofit group. Their goal is to improve health care quality. They created a set of measures called the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®).1 These measures are used to rate health plans. They rate quality of care, access to care and member satisfaction. More than 90% of America’s health plans use these measures.
The measures address many important health issues, including:
You can use HEDIS results as one of several tools available to help you evaluate and choose a health plan based on value, not just on cost. To learn more, visit the NCQA website.
Quality Report Cards are based on HEDIS data. Report cards rate the care and service people receive in health plans in different states. Not all states offer report cards.
The following are in PDF format
Report cards include information on the following:
1HEDIS® is a registered trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).