The Massachusetts Quality and Cost website is designed to be easy to use and understand
and is intended to provide accurate and up-to-date information for consumers. This
information comes from state and federal databases as well as other independent
and trusted sources. In addition to the Massachusetts Quality and Cost website,
there are many other tools, resources and websites available to provide health care
information to consumers about insurance, hospitals and doctors.
About Health Insurance
Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector provides information on the new
health care reform law in Massachusetts. Resources are available for questions related
to enrollment, eligibility, and health plans.
- Your Guide to Managed Care in
Massachusetts is a tool that presents information, for comparison purposes,
on eleven commercial health plans that are licensed to operate in Massachusetts.
This resource provides information that can help consumers make decisions about
health plans that best fits their needs.
- Health Care for
All is a consumer health advocacy organization that provides residents of
Massachusetts with information and resources to help navigate the health care system.
The site offers resources such as a consumer helpline and other information on health
coverage in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Association of Health Plans (MAHP) is a non-profit organization
that represents 12 health plans in the state. Information on MAHP’s website includes
addressing the issues of care, cost and coverage through advocacy, education and
health policy research.
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a non-profit organization
that provides evaluations on the quality of health plans through the Health Plan
Report Card. This website provides consumers with a tool to find more information
about competing health plans.
US News and World Report magazine provides coverage on a variety of topics
in health care. Information in the Health Plan Report includes rankings and
an honor-roll for commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid health plans across the United