Maryland Health Insurance Plans Often Similar On Levels of Recommended Care

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Maryland Health Plans

New Information Supports Value-Based HealthCare Choices In Maryland.

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For the first time, Marylanders can compare how well health maintenance organizations (HMOs) design delivery programs that ensure their members receive recommended care in cost-effective ways. Measuring the Quality of Maryland HMOs and POS Plans: 2007/2008 Performance Report, 11th edition, released today by the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC), combines a variety of new information on health insurance plan programs with the familiar clinical and member satisfaction results reported each year.

The new information added to this year's report rates health insurance plans in five categories: consumer engagement, preventive care, disease management, prescription management, and behavioral health care.

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