|Home > Insurance Division > Life and Health > Life & Health Actuarial > HMO Performance Report|
|2007 New Jersey HMO Performance Report|
|Choosing Your HMO|
Looking at HMO quality, along with choice of providers, benefits offered, and costs, can help you decide on an HMO that best meets your needs.
Quality of Care and Service
Choice of Providers
NCQA, also known as the National Committee for Quality Assurance, is a non-profit organization committed to assessing, reporting on and improving the quality of care provided by the nation’s carriers offering managed care health benefits plans. To find out if your carrier is NCQA accredited, call toll-free (888) 275-7585 or visit the web site: www.ncqa.org.
URAC, also known as the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission is a non-profit organization originally focused on the accreditation of utilization review programs. URAC now provides accreditation services for many types of health care organizations, including HMOs. For information on URAC’s accreditation services, visit the web site: www.urac.org.
JCAHO, also known as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, is an independent, non-profit organization that evaluates and accredits various types of health care networks including health carriers, hospitals, home health care organizations and others. For more information on JCAHO's accreditation services, visit the web site: www.jcaho.org
|OPRA is a state law that was enacted to give the public greater access to government records maintained by public agencies in New Jersey.||You will need to download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to correctly view and print PDF (Portable Document Format) files from this web site.|
| Copyright © 2008,
State of New Jersey
New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance