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NCQA and WebMD Team Up for 2016-2017 Health Plan Ratings

September 14, 2016 · NCQA Communications

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is proud to announce a new agreement with WebMD to distribute NCQA’s 2016-2017 Health Insurance Plan Ratings. WebMD will begin publishing the ratings on its flagship consumer website, WebMD.com, later this month.

NCQA and WebMD Team up

NCQA and WebMD Team up to Release 2016-2017 Health Plan Ratings

NCQA’s Health Insurance Plan Ratings compare the quality and services of more than 1,000 health plans that collectively cover 138 million people—over 43% of the US population. These ratings provide consumers with information concerning how health insurance plans perform in the key quality areas of consumer satisfaction, prevention and treatment. Ratings Lists Nationwide Private, Medicare and Medicaid Health Insurance Plans

WebMD is the leading provider of health information services and tools, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans. The WebMD website has 74 million unique monthly US visitors according to comScore.

“WebMD is the ideal organization to distribute the NCQA Health Insurance Plan Ratings,” said Margaret E. O’Kane, President of NCQA. “Now, more people who are engaged and interested in their health care will have access to these ratings, enabling them to make more informed decisions about which health plans are best suited for their needs. This is an important step in making health plan information more accessible to wider audiences.”

“WebMD is committed to providing tools and resources that address consumers’ need for greater transparency related to costs and quality when choosing health care options,” said Steve Zatz, M.D., President, WebMD. “NCQAs Health Insurance Plan Ratings support our mission of empowering health decision-making for WebMD’s large and engaged audience of consumers.”

NCQAs Health Insurance Plan Ratings are available by visiting http://doctor.webmd.com/find-health-insurance.

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