Awards & Accreditations

Alignment Healthcare’s mission is to relentlessly focus on improving health care value for our members and partners. We are honored to be the recipient of the following awards and accreditations.

Alignment Health Plan named one of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Medicare Advantage Plans in 2018
Alignment Health Plan has been named 1 of the 5 best Medicare Advantage plans in California for 2018 by U.S. News and World Report. For an insurer to make the U.S. News list, its Medicare Advantage plans available in a given state had to earn an average rating of at least 4.5 out of 5 stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Alignment Health Plan earned an overall 4.5-star ranking from CMS for 2018, with high marks in diabetes care, prescription drug coverage and customer service.

Alignment Healthcare first to earn 2 Pharmacy Quality Alliance awards in same year
The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) has been recognizing Medicare prescription drug plans for their achievements in medication safety since 2011. In 2018, Alignment became the first health plan ever to receive both the PQA Excellence in Quality Award and the Quality Improvement in the same year. The Excellence in Quality Award recognizes the highest level of combined achievement in overall performance and medication-use quality, while the Quality Improvement Award recognizes the highest improvement in medication safety and appropriate use.

Alignment Healthcare receives 2017 PBMI Excellence Award in Quality Improvement
The 2017 Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) Excellence Award honors exceptional drug benefit programs and strategies contributing to quality improvement. Alignment Healthcare has been recognized for its efforts to significantly improve medication adherence rates among seniors being treated for diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. Using both sophisticated data analytics and concierge-level clinical support, Alignment’s program has helped reduce costs and improve outcomes for Medicare Advantage populations.

Alignment Healthcare earns URAC accreditation in health utilization management
URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. Its health utilization management standards are designed to ensure that organizations conducting utilization management follow a process that is clinically sound and respects patients’ and providers’ rights. By achieving this status, Alignment Healthcare has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality of care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.