New Health Plan Information Resource Unveiled

July 31, 2001 ( - Health plan administrators now have a new tool following the launch of HealthChoices HP, an online health information resource.

HealthChoices HP, from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) was developed for employers that want to provide their workers with customized benefits and health-provider information via their intranet sites.

The resource includes:

  • a customized version of NCQA’s Health Plan Report Card, which lists the accreditation status of the employer’s health plan, updated monthly
  • a tool that helps users locate doctors and hospitals affiliated with their health plan, also updated monthly
  • links to customized sections of other sites that provide comprehensive health, drug, and disease-specific content.

HealthChoices HP also enables employers to post specific benefit information, including benefit-plan descriptions, employee contributions, and human resources policies and procedures.