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TALLAHASSEE, Fla.– Continuing its long-standing tradition of excellence, Capital Health Plan has once again been recognized as the best health plan in Florida and among the very best in the nation. For the 10th consecutive year, Capital Health Plan earned the exceptional distinction from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). In its annual ranking of health plans across theUnited States, NCQA also gave Capital Health Plan’s Medicare Advantage Plan the highest ranking in Florida and one of the top rankings in the nation.
“We are deeply honored to once again be ranked as the top health plan in Florida,” said Dr. Nancy Van Vessem, Capital Health Plan’s Chief Medical Officer. “We are continually pursuing new and innovative ways to serve our members’ health care needs, and we are grateful to be recognized for a full decade of outstanding member-focused approach by experts in our industry.”
Since NCQA began releasing national rankings in 2005, Capital Health Plan has consistently been recognized among the highest ranked plans in the nation. According to the report “NCQA’s Private Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015,”Capital Health Plan’s commercial plan is the top private plan in Florida and the 16th best in the country, out of 617 plans. Similarly, Capital Health Plan’s Medicare Advantage HMO plans were also deemed the best in Florida, while earning the fourth highest spot in America in NCQA’s national assessment.
“We are deeply committed to this community and take great pride in being recognized for the 10th year in a row,” said John Hogan,CEO of Capital Health Plan. “This distinction reflects the hard work and dedication of our staff and medical team, and the positive response of the members we serve every day.”
The National Committee for Quality Assurance is based on several of the most widely used measurement tools in health care, including scores from HEDIS®, CAHPS® and NCQA Accreditation standards to calculate plan rankings. Scores reflect the results of consumer surveys and the plan’s success, compared to other plans, in preventing and treating medical conditions.
Since 2001, Capital Health Plan has also maintained an “Excellent” accreditation rating from NCQA. Capital Health Plan currently holds an “Excellent” status for both its Commercial HMO and Medicare HMO plans, meaning Capital Health Plan met or exceeded NCQA's rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement.
Capital Health Plan’s commitment to member satisfaction shows in the outstanding results of member surveys. Those surveys show high satisfaction with members rating of health plan and members rating of health care.
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. For more information on NCQA rankings, visit www.ncqa.org.
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