Passport Health Plan ranked #21 of all Medicaid health plans

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) ranks Passport Health Plan #21 among 131 Medicaid health insurance plans in “NCQA’s Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2013-2014.”

Passport Health Plan is a managed care organization serving more than 127,000 Medicaid members in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The rankings are based on clinical quality, member satisfaction and NCQA Accreditation scores. The full rankings are featured on NCQA’s official website at

“We’re honored that participating network providers, associates, board members and community partners are being recognized for providing quality service to our members. Many of our members have complex health and social concerns, and we’re grateful for the opportunity to make a difference in their health and quality of life.” said Mark B. Carter, Chief Executive Officer for Passport Health Plan.

Passport Health Plan is a nonprofit provider-sponsored Medicaid health plan that is contracted with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to administer Medicaid benefits for 127,000 Kentuckians. Passport Health Plan will begin administering Medicaid benefits throughout the entire state of Kentucky in 2014, after successfully operating in Jefferson County and the 15 surrounding counties over the past 16 years. Passport Health Plan is sponsored by the University of Louisville Medical School Practice Association, University Medical Center, Inc., Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence, Norton Healthcare, and the Louisville Primary Care Association, which includes the Louisville Metro Department of Health and Welfare and Louisville’s two federally qualified health centers, Family Health Centers and Park DuValle. For additional

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NCQA is a private, non-profit 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.


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