Who Offers The Best Health Insurance?

By Cathy Wilson Posted in Health Insurance News



Consumer Reports’ Data

According to Consumer Reports, the ten best health insurance providers, based on 2006 surveys, are:

1.     Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut

2.     Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

3.     Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

4.     Capital District Physician’s Health Plan

5.     CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

6.     Independent Healthcare

7.     Kaiser Permanente Northern California

8.     Kaiser Permanente Northwest

9.     Mutual of Omaha

10. Tufts Health Plan

Here’s The Lineup

Rankings are based on customer satisfaction, errors on claims, handling of complaints, accessibility of doctors and rates. Learn about each of these ten companies and where they offer service.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut

Based in New Haven, Connecticut, Anthem offers Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance plans to residents of Connecticut. They are a PPO and require you to choose a doctor from their approved list.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama offers medical and dental insurance plans. They offer group rates, plans for federal employees, long-term health care plans and Preferred Blue Accounts, which are tax-free healthcare savings accounts.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

With a number of individual and family health insurance plans, along with Medicare supplements, it’s easy to get reasonably priced insurance from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. They also offer group coverage to businesses.

Capital District Physician’s Health Plan

Capital District Physician’s Health Plan offers comprehensive health insurance plans to those living in New York state and western areas of Vermont.

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

Serving Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C., CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield insures more than three million people. They have a huge base of approved medical professionals and more than 165 hospitals.

Independent Health

Independent Health provides private and group health insurance to those living in western New York State. They also sell dental insurance and tax-free medical savings accounts. They have more than 2,700 doctors in their network.

Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Kaiser Permanente Northern California provides health insurance for more than three million and has more than 4,400 doctors in their network. They are NCQA rated Excellent.

Kaiser Permanente Northwest

Serving residents of Northwest Oregon and southwest Washington State, Kaiser Permanente Northwest provides coverage for close to 500,000. They are connected to hospitals in Portland, Salem and Longview-Kelso.

Mutual of Omaha

Mutual of Omaha dropped their PPO health insurance plan, but they still offer critical illness, long-term care, Medicare supplements and dental.

Tufts Health Plan

Tufts Health Plan offers health insurance to residents of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Their HMO insurance started in 1979 and has received high ratings ever since.

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