Priority Health again receives high-level quality ratings for its health plans
(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — October 11, 2023) Priority Health, a nationally recognized nonprofit health plan serving more than 1.3 million members, has again been recognized as a top performer by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its accredited Medicaid, Medicare and commercial health plans.
In NCQA’s Medicare Health Plan Ratings 2023, Priority Health’s Medicare HMO/POS plans received 4.5 stars (out of 5), making them the top-rated Medicare plans in Michigan and among the highest-rated plans in the nation. Priority Health’s Medicare PPO plans received 4 out of 5 stars.
NCQA also recognized Priority Health’s commercial and Medicaid plans. In NCQA’s Commercial Health Plan Ratings 2023, the commercial HMO/POS and PPO were among the top-performing commercial plans in Michigan; each received a 4-star rating (out of 5). In a report of NCQA’s Medicaid Health Plan Ratings 2023, Priority Health’s Medicaid product remained a high-performing plan.
“Priority Health’s history of receiving national recognition for the quality of our health plans is a direct reflection of our commitment to ensure our members receive high-quality care and service,” said Praveen Thadani, president of Priority Health. “We are dedicated to our mission and vision of making health simple, affordable, equitable and exceptional. I’m so proud of our team for this great accomplishment.”
Each year, NCQA evaluates Medicare, Medicaid and commercial health plans and ranks plans based on clinical quality, patient outcomes, patient experience and efforts to continue improving. Plans are rated on a 0-5 stars scale.
The ratings were released ahead of annual and open enrollment. The annual enrollment period for Medicare is October 15 to December 7, 2023. The open enrollment period for individual and family health plans is November 1 to January 15, 2024.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a private, nonprofit 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 website (https://www.ncqa.org/) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make informed health care choices.
About Priority Health:
With over 30 years in business, Priority Health is the second largest health plan in Michigan, offering an extensive portfolio of health benefits options for employer groups and individuals, including Medicare and Medicaid plans. Serving more than 1.3 million members each year and offering a broad network of primary care physicians in Michigan, Priority Health continues to be recognized as a leader for quality, customer service, transparency and product innovation. Learn more about affordable, quality health coverage options from Priority Health.