Four UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans in Connecticut have achieved the accreditation status of Excellent by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA Health Plan Accreditation is a nationally recognized program that evaluates the quality of health care services that health plans provide its members. Health Plan Accreditation performance results are publicly reported in five categories including: Access and Service, Qualified Providers, Staying Healthy, Getting Better and Living with Illness. NCQA, a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality, awards its highest accreditation status of Excellent to health plans for service and clinical quality that meet or exceed NCQA’s rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement. The UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans in Connecticut that achieved NCQA Excellent accreditation status are:
- AARP MedicareComplete Plus (HMO-POS)
- UnitedHealthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 (HMO)
- UnitedHealthcare MedicareComplete Plan 2 (HMO)
- UnitedHealthcare MedicareComplete Essential (HMO)
More information about UnitedHealthcare’s NCQA-accredited 2013 Medicare Advantage plan offerings in Connecticut is available at www.UHCMedicareSolutions.com.About the National Committee for Quality AssuranceNCQA 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 is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and researchers. About UnitedHealthcareUnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with 780,000 physicians and other health care professionals and 5,900 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 40 million people in health benefits and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. The family of UnitedHealthcare® Medicare Solutions plans includes Part D Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans featuring the UnitedHealthcare®, or AARP® brand names. Plans are insured or covered by UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or one of its affiliates, a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract and a Medicare-approved Part D sponsor. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for UnitedHealth Group.