SAN DIEGO — Sharp Health Plan, a nonprofit, locally based health plan serving San Diegans of all ages, achieved an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars from Covered California™ for 2022,
and was the only health plan to achieve a 5-star members’ care experience rating. Sharp Health Plan is also the highest member-rated health plan in California for the seventh year in a row.
“These recognitions are a testament to Sharp Health Plan’s long-standing commitment to deliver high-quality and affordable coverage to San Diegans,” said Melissa Hayden Cook, president and chief executive officer of Sharp Health Plan.
These honors build on Sharp Health Plan’s national, statewide and local recognitions, including:
- 5 out of 5 stars from Covered California for 2022 and the only health plan to achieve a 5 star members’ care experience1
- Highest member-rated health plan in California for the seventh year in a row2, with the highest member ratings for health care, personal doctor and specialist among reporting California health plans3
- One of the highest rated health plans in the nation with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 in the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Private Health Insurance Plan Ratings
- 5 out of 5 stars from the Office of the Patient Advocate for overall patient experience for 2020–215
- Best Insurance Provider in the 2021 San Diego’s Best Union-Tribune Readers Poll6
“We are deeply committed to connecting San Diegans with high-quality health coverage,” says Hayden Cook. “With Covered California’s Open Enrollment happening now, we encourage all San Diegans to get health insurance, and to evaluate
the quality of their health plan and its network.”
Covered California offers its rating system to help consumers compare and shop for individual and family plans. These ratings play an important role in helping Californians
get better care at affordable prices.
This year, Sharp Health Plan is offering individual and family plans through Covered California for as low as $0 a month, based on eligibility. Visit sharphealthplan.com/our-plans to learn more about Sharp Health Plan’s
plan offerings, or see a complete list of honors and quality ratings for Sharp Health Plan.
About Sharp Health Plan
Sharp Health Plan is a locally based, nonprofit health plan that has been serving San Diegans for almost 30 years. With 145,000 members, Sharp Health Plan offers San Diegans access to high-quality and affordable health insurance through their individual
and family plans, commercial group plans, and Medicare plans. They continue to be recognized nationally and locally for their award-winning healthcare for San Diegans of all ages. Visit sharphealthplan.com to learn more.
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare
Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s website (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers,
employers and others make more-informed health care choices. NCQA can be found online at ncqa.org, on Twitter @ncqa, on Facebook at facebook.com/NCQA.org/ and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/ncqa.
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