America's Best Health Plans

This collaboration with U.S. News & World Report is an online detailed ranking of over 600 MCOs in America.

View the 2007 Rankings

More about the Upcoming 2008 Rankings

Physician and Hospital Quality Certification to Measure Physician, Hospital Measurement Programs Get Quality CompassAccreditationRecognitionCertificationRead the ReleaseInteractive Survey System

2008 Multicultural Health Care Awards

The 2008 Recognizing Innovation in Multicultural Health Care Awards honors eight health plans that have implemented initiatives seeking to reduce health care disparities. The awards will be presented in San Francisco on September 18.

2008 National Policy Conference

On December 5, The Road to Quality Health Care for All Americans will bring together the brightest minds in health care to chart a course toward a value-based health care system.

N.Y. Physician Evaluation Report

Under an agreement with the New York Attorney General, NCQA assesses the physician evaluation programs of select New York health plans. See the results >

Patient-Centered Medical Home

NCQA’s Patient-Centered Medical Home program emphasizes the systematic use of patient-centered, coordinated care management processes. Program standards are available at no charge.

Special Needs Plans

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with NCQA to evaluate Medicare Special Needs Plans (SNPs). The evaluation approach includes the collection of SNP-specific HEDIS measures and Structure & Process (S&P) measures.

Choose Health Care Wisely

The decisions we all make when choosing a physician or health plan have a direct impact on our health. NCQA has the tools to help you make the right choice.

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  • 09.15.2008

    Quality of Care for African Americans - as well as Asians and Hispanics - are Focus of Health Plan Innovations

  • 08.27.2008

    NCQA’S Diabetes Physician Recognition Program Approved by Medicare Physician Quality Reporting Initiative

  • 08.18.2008

    New Disease Management Quality Measures Released for Public Comment

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