The health maintenance organization of Florida Blue Medicare, the state’s Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare plan, has been named one of U.S. News and World Report’s best Medicare Advantage plans for 2022, based on the plan’s Star Ratings as awarded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Florida Blue Medicare earned 4.5 out of 5 stars for its Florida Blue HMO plans and 4 out of 5 stars for its Florida Blue preferred provider organization plans.
“Being named a Best Insurance Company for Medicare Advantage Plans, along with our star ratings, further demonstrate Florida Blue Medicare’s commitment to providing high-quality coverage to our members,” said Kathy Feeny, president of Florida Blue Medicare.
Star ratings are awarded on a scale from 1 to 5 (with 5 being the best) based on performance and quality for Medicare health and prescription drug plans. Plan ratings are given in 44 quality measurements across several categories, including management of chronic conditions, maintaining members’ health and satisfaction, as well as pharmacy services.
U.S. News & World Report analyzed and ranked insurance companies’ offerings in each state based on their 2022 star ratings. They define a Best Insurance Company for Medicare Advantage Plans as a company whose plans were all rated as at least 3 out of 5 stars by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and whose plans have an average rating of 4.5 or more stars within the state.