Local high-quality coverage, national recognition.

Thanks to you, Sharp Health Plan is recognized among the nation’s best.


At Sharp Health Plan, we believe in making life better. We’re honored that you’ve made us one of the best health plans in California. Your praises acknowledge our commitment to improving your health care experience. Thank you for inspiring our continual pursuit of excellence in everything we do.

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NCQA awarded Sharp Health Plan with their highest accreditation status of “Excellent” for service and clinical quality.

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Sharp Health Plan earned a 5-star rating – the highest possible – in Covered California’s 2018 Coverage Year Quality Ratings for Summary Quality Rating, Getting the Right Care and Plan Services for Members.1

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Sharp Health Plan was rated 4.5 out of 5 in NCQA’s Private Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2018-19.

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Highest member-rated health plan

Sharp Health Plan is the highest member-rated health plan in California — for the fourth year in a row.2

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Wellness & Health Promotion Accreditation

Best Health® is accredited by the NCQA as an excellent program for the delivery and improvement of wellness and health promotion.

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Highest member-rated care

We have the highest member ratings for health care, health plan and personal doctor among reporting California health plans.2

"NCQA’s Excellent Accreditation status is reserved for the best health plans in the nation. It is only awarded to those plans that meet or exceed NCQA’s rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement and deliver excellent clinical care."

- Margaret O'Kane – President, NCQA

1 CMS rates qualified health plans (QHPs) using the Quality Rating System (QRS), which is based on third-party validated clinical measure data and QHP Enrollee Survey response data. CMS calculates QRS ratings annually using a 5-star scale. QHP issuers contract with HHS-approved survey vendors that independently conduct the QHP Enrollee Survey each year. QRS ratings and QHP Enrollee Survey results may change from one year to the next. For more information, please see CMS’ Health Insurance Marketplaces Quality Initiatives website at: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/QualityInitiativesGenInfo/Health-Insurance-Marketplace-Quality-Initiatives.html.


2 The source for this data is Quality Compass® 2018 and is used with the permission of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Quality Compass® 2018 includes certain CAHPS® data. Any data display, analysis, interpretation, or conclusion based on these data is solely that of the authors, and NCQA specifically disclaims responsibility for any such display, analysis, interpretation, or conclusion. Quality Compass® is a registered trademark of NCQA. CAHPS® is a registered trademark of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Sharp Health Plan achieved the following summary ratings (9+10): 61.24 for Rating of the Health Care compared to the California all LOBs average (excluding PPOs & EPOs) of 52.26; 56.71 for Rating of Health Plan compared to the California all LOBs average (excluding PPOs & EPOs) of 47.08; and 72.51 for Rating of Personal Doctor compared to the California all LOBs average (excluding PPOs & EPOs) of 64.75. 

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