Everyone is a consumer when it comes to health care. So now we have enhanced our Find-A-Doctor tool to include quality and cost information on qualified network physicians. This tool helps you shop around before choosing medical treatments and services from physicians, surgeons and other specialists that qualified for the program.
The program uses ten different quality measures based on nationally recognized guidelines for effective care, endorsed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and other independent national organizations. The tool also includes Board Certification information for specific physicians, and median costs per episodes for specific conditions.
After locating a physician with the Find A Doc tool, click the link labeled “Details” next the physician’s name to access the physician quality and cost information You will also see extensive FAQs explaining how we developed the information and how you can use it.