Medical Associates Health Plans received the highest marks in both the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) annual star quality ratings and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Health Plan Ratings, and is again one of the nation’s elite when it comes to providing care and service to its Medicare members.
According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ 2019 Star Quality Ratings, Medical Associates Medicare plans in Iowa and Illinois received five out of five stars for overall quality and service, CMS’ highest rating. Medical Associates Wisconsin Medicare plan earned 4.5 out of five stars, CMS’ second-highest rating.
For eight consecutive years (2012-19), Medical Associates Medicare health plans have been rated 4.5 stars or higher. For 2019, CMS rated nearly 400 health plans (with Part C), and Medical Associates is the only 5-star plan in Iowa and Illinois. Only five other medical plans in the nation received 5 stars!
In addition to Medical Associates’ high ratings by CMS, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), rated Medical Associates Iowa/Illinois plan 5 out 5, the highest rating, and the Wisconsin plan 4.5 out of 5. According to the NCQA Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2018-2019 report, out of 418 Medicare plans studied, there are only eight plans in the country that received the highest rating.
NCQA’s Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2018–2019 compare the quality and services health plans in the United States and provide consumers with a practical and meaningful guide to understanding their health care options and choosing the best health plans for themselves and their families.