Quality of Health Care

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This private nonprofit organization offers an interactive tool online that allows users to generate a Health Plan Report Card, with information on the quality of health plans and products based on performance in five key areas and overall accreditation. (888.275.7585)
http://reportcard.ncqa.org/plan/external/

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). This agency publishes Your Guide to Choosing Quality Health Care, which offers information and advice on finding quality health care services. (800.358.9295) www.ahcpr.gov/consumer/qnt