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)

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