Washington — Tufts Health Plan of Watertown, Massachusetts has joined the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP). ACHP is a leadership organization composed of high performing, integrated health plans. Tufts Health Plan is the Boston area’s third largest not-for-profit health insurer with membership of over 600,000. Tufts Health Plan is also the first health plan in Boston to earn a J.D. Power and Associates award for 11 years, for outstanding member satisfaction or service excellence. Tufts Health Plan’s Medicare Advantage plan was ranked as the third best in the nation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance/U.S. News & World Report annual ranking of health plans.
“ACHP has a proud tradition of representing leading, innovative health plans and I am eager to work with ACHP and its member plans, said James Roosevelt, Jr., the President and CEO of Tufts Health Plan. “Together, I believe we can help tackle many of the difficult problems facing health care in the United States. Integrated plans such as the plans that belong to ACHP are in a unique position to address these issues.”
“Tufts Health Plan is consistently ranked as one of the top ten commercial health plans in the nation.” said Patricia Smith, President and CEO of ACHP. “Tufts Health Plan excels at delivering high quality, affordable care – a mix that gives real value to purchasers for their health care dollars. I look forward to working with Tufts Health Plan to help advance the concept that integrated health care is a critical component of high quality health care.”
ACHP represents innovative health plans and provider organizations that continually strive to deliver the highest quality health care, improve the health of their patients, maximize patient satisfaction, and reduce per capita health care costs. ACHP members consistently rank as among America’s best plans at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care to their communities. ACHP health plans have deep roots in the communities they serve, and provide health insurance and coverage to over 15 million individuals in the United States. Drawing on years of experience, members collaborate, share strategies and best practices, and work toward solutions to some of the biggest challenges in health care delivery and policy. More information is available at www.achp.org.
About Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plan is a Massachusetts-based not-for-profit health plan nationally recognized for its commitment to providing innovative, high-quality health care coverage. The plan supports its members and employers with an array of physician and clinician led medical management programs. These programs use evidence-based medicine to design coverage that supports proven approaches to providing care and improving quality. Tufts Health Plan’s HMO, POS and Medicare Advantage plans maintain Excellent accreditation status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Tufts Health Plan HMO has been recognized as a Distinguished Health Plan by J.D. Power and Associates, for providing “An Outstanding Member Experience.”