ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Six CDPHP commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare plans are top-rated in New York according the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 2015-2016 Health Insurance Plan Ratings. Two of the CDPHP commercial plans are among only 11 in the U.S. that received a 5 out of 5 rating.
"At CDPHP, we pride ourselves on being an industry leader. The NCQA ratings reflect our continued commitment to providing outstanding quality and service to our members," said John D. Bennett, MD, president and CEO, CDPHP.
NCQA Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2015-2016:
NCQA's Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2015-2016 – Private
- CDPHN (HMO/POS): 5 out of 5 (Top-rated in New York)
- CDPHP (HMO): 5 out of 5 (Top-rated in New York)
- CDPHN (PPO): 4.5 out of 5
- CDPHP UBI (PPO): 4.5 out of 5
NCQA's Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2015-2016 – Medicaid
- CDPHP (HMO): 4.5 out of 5 (Top-rated in New York)
NCQA's Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2015-2016 – Medicare
- CDPHP (HMO): 4.5 out of 5
- CDPHP UBI (PPO): 4 out of 5
For 2015, NCQA changed its rankings methodology and adopted an overall "rating" on a scale of 1 to 5 (in half-point increments), where 5 is the highest score and 1 is the lowest. Plans were scored on consumer experience, prevention, and treatment, as well as NCQA accreditation.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations and recognizes clinicians in key clinical areas. NCQA's HEDIS® is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA's Web site (www.ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.
Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 24 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram.
Source:Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc.