Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO Plans Received 5 Stars - Medicare's Highest Rating
In fact, out of 376 plans rated for 2019, only 14 received 5 Stars. The rating puts Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO plans among the top 4 percent of plans nationally. We are especially honored because our commitment to helping you stay healthy is one of the key reasons for this rating.
The rating is based on quality and performance in a number of categories. Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO plans received 5 Stars in 24 out of 45 categories including:
- Rating of health plan
- Getting appointments and care quickly
- Member retention
Our commitment to helping you stay healthy remains our top priority and we look forward to working harder than ever to make sure your plan remains one of the best in the country.
What does it mean to be a 5-Star plan?
A 5-Star Rating reflects our ability to help you get the check-ups, screenings, and information you need to stay healthy. It is based on how well we work with you to provide the benefits and services you need. Whether you are calling Customer Relations with a question about your plan, need to see your doctor for a preventive screening, or are managing a chronic condition, how well we help you get what you need is a key factor to our Star Rating.
Where do the ratings come from?
Medicare rates all health and prescription drug plans every year by assigning a rating of 1 to 5 Stars to each plan. Star Ratings can be used to quickly identify how well a plan works with their members.
The Medicare website has more information about plan ratings.
Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-Star Rating system. Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO plans received 5 out of 5 Stars for contract years 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.