State Report on Managed Care Plan Performance is Available Online

ALBANY, N.Y. (October 20, 2011) – Consumers who are considering health insurance options, can visit the New York State Department of Health (DOH) web site to view a report on the performance of managed care plans in their area.

The report, which is compiled annually by the DOH, highlights performance measurements for managed care plans, reflecting specific areas of public health and customer satisfaction. In addition, the report includes details about the counties served by plans and enrollment figures.

The report is available for four insurance types (commercial HMO, commercial PPO, Child Health Plus and Medicaid) and grouped into six regions of the state: Central, Hudson Valley, Long Island, New York City, Northeast (which includes the Capital District and areas to the North), and Western.

The report, entitled the electronic Quality Assurance Reporting Requirement (eQARR) Report is available on the DOH web page at: