Awards and Recognition
We are proud of our local and national reputation for delivering high-quality, patient-centered care that's built on evidence-based clinical standards. Our physicians group, clinical facilities, health plans, and medical home have earned several prestigious awards and recognition.
Group Health has been recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign after receiving a 100 percent rating on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index.
Group Health has been named a leader in health care equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients in the Healthcare Equality Index 2013 report.
Group Health Cooperative Medicare is the 12th highest ranked plan nationally amongst 491 health insurance plans, according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) Medicare Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2013-2014.
In 2013, all 25 Group Health Medical Centers received three-year recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 program for the vital role of our clinicians and clinical practices in delivering high-quality, patient-centered care.
Of more than 80 medical groups who reported their results, Group Health had the highest ratings in the local market, receiving 17 "above average" rankings out of 21
measures, according to the Washington Health Alliance's
2013 Community Checkup Overview.
The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) awarded Group Health Physicians its 2010 Acclaim Award — the first time a medical group has received this prestigious award on its first try.
Group Health Cooperative's Medicare Advantage plans have earned a 5-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for three years in a row — 2012, 2013, and 2014. Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-Star rating system. Star ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next.
Group Health Cooperative was ranked No. 52 among 484 commercial health insurance plans in the country by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Private Health Insurance Plan Rankings, 2013-2014.
In 2013, for the 13th year in a row, Group Health received the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) highest accreditation status of "Excellent" for its HMO commercial and Medicare plans.