For the second year in a row, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) was named a top-rated health plan in the country, according to the nation’s experts on health plan quality.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) awarded Blue Cross’ Commercial HMO/POS plan a top rating of 5 out of 5,(1) making us one of only five plans out of 500 in the country that earned this rating. NCQA also rated our Commercial PPO plan 4.5 out of 5, putting both among the highest-rated health plans in the nation for quality.
Each year NCQA rates more than 1,400 health plans for their:
— Effectiveness of wellness and prevention efforts, including immunizations, cancer screenings, and disease treatment
— Access to high-quality primary and specialty care
— Member satisfaction
Blue Cross also earned an “Excellent” accreditation rating from NCQA.
To see the full list of ratings visit NCQA’s Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2017–2018: http://healthinsuranceratings.ncqa.org/2017/Default.aspx