ANNAPOLIS, Md. - If you are looking for a new health insurance plan for the upcoming year, the Maryland Health Care Commission released a report Monday you should be aware of.
The report, titled "2013 Health Benefit Plan Quality and Performance Report: Measuring the Quality and Performance of Maryland's Commercial Health Benefit Plans" compares available health insurance plans to help consumers better decide what is best for them.
The report looks at nearly 90 measures across six categories. The categories include Primary Care and Wellness for Children and Adolescents, Child Respiratory Conditions, Women's Health, Primary Care for Adults, Behavior Health and Member Experience and Satisfaction.
Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, the secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene says "These quality data will help Marylanders choose between health benefits plans. The direct comparisons made possible through Maryland Health Connection should accelerate important efforts for improvement."
The reports states Maryland plans were particularly strong for Primary Care and Wellness for Children and Adolescents, Child Respiratory Conditions, and Behavioral Health.
To read the full report, click here .
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