BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CIGNA HealthCare of Texas has been ranked as the top rated health plan in the state, according to NCQA's Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2010-11 - Private.
The rankings are based on the NCQA's measurement of a health plan's performance in three categories: improving health care quality, providing responsive customer service and achieving high scores on NCQA accreditation surveys.
"CIGNA HealthCare of Texas is pleased to be ranked as the top rated health plan in the state,” said David Toomey, president of CIGNA HealthCare of North Texas. “We are committed to providing customers with excellent service and access to quality care.”
Adds Michael Koehler, president of CIGNA HealthCare of South Texas, “The rankings not only show that we are meeting the needs of our customers in Texas, but the rankings also will help us continue to improve in the future.”
Rankings are based on the voluntary submission of health care quality results as measured through HEDIS® (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) and customer service scores based on customer surveys through CAHPS® (Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Systems). Rankings are also based on scores on NCQA accreditation surveys. Approximately 300 private health plans are listed in the rankings. More information on the rankings is available at www.ncqa.org.
CIGNA (NYSE:CI) is a global health service and financial company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. CIGNA Corporation's operating subsidiaries in the United States provide an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy and vision care benefits, as well as group life, accident and disability insurance. CIGNA offers products and services in over 27 countries and jurisdictions and has approximately 60 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about CIGNA, visit www.cigna.com. To sign up for email alerts or an RSS feed of company news, log on to http://newsroom.cigna.com/rss. Also, follow us on Twitter at @cigna, visit CIGNA’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/cignatv and listen to CIGNA's podcast series with healthy tips and information at http://www.cigna.com/podcasts or by searching "CIGNA" in iTunes.
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