WellCare Rates among Top Medicaid Plans in Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to quality and patient satisfaction among Kentucky's managed Medicaid members, WellCare of Kentucky, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) company, earned high ratings according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2018-2019.
NCQA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality, publicly released its 2018-19 Health Insurance Plan Ratings at healthinsuranceratings.ncqa.org. The annual report rates more than 1,000 commercial, Medicaid and Medicare plans based on consumer satisfaction, prevention and treatment.
NCQA evaluated WellCare's clinical performance based on three areas: consumer satisfaction, prevention and treatment. WellCare received an overall score of 3.5 out of 5—the highest score achieved in the state in 2018. Among the highlights, WellCare:
"WellCare is pleased with this year's NCQA ratings," said Dr. Naim Munir, WellCare's senior medical director in Kentucky. "These ratings demonstrate WellCare's investments in quality are helping our members in the commonwealth access needed care and services and reinforces our continued commitment to help our members live better, healthier lives."
WellCare of Kentucky's Medicaid plan has also achieved an Accreditation status of "Commendable" from NCQA.
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