MARSHFIELD – For the 12th consecutive year, Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., is among the nation’s highest-rated health insurance plans by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its Medicare, Medicaid and Private plans.

In the 2016-17 NCQA Health Insurance Plan Ratings released Tuesday, Sept. 20, Security Health Plan’s Medicare, Medicaid and Private plans each were given a 4.5 out of 5.0 rating. Here’s how Security Health Plan insurance products are rated by category in the NCQA Health Insurance Plan Ratings for 2016-17:

  • Security Health Plan’s Medicare POS plans are rated 4.5 out of 5 in NCQA’s Medicare Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2016-17.
  • Security Health Plan’s BadgerCare Plus HMO plan is rated 4.5 out of 5 in NCQA’s Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2016-17, the highest-rated Medicaid plan in Wisconsin.
  • Security Health Plan’s HMO/POS Private plans are rated 4.5 out of 5 among NCQA’s Private Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2016-17. No Private plans in Wisconsin are rated 5 out of 5.

“We are so pleased to again be recognized among the highest-rated health plans in the country and more specifically among the highest-rated health plans in Wisconsin,” said Security Health Plan CEO Julie Brussow. “NCQA’s ratings, determined through rigorous objective analysis, confirm our consumers and employers have a high-quality health plan that fits their health care needs. We are dedicated to continued improvement for the benefit of our members, and this is one way we measure our progress.”

NCQA is a private, non-profit 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, www.ncqa.org, contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.