• Affinity Health Plan Earns 4-Stars Quality Rating from New York State Department of Health in New York City, Long Island and Hudson Valley

    Date: January 2020

    Bronx, NY– In the latest release of the New York State Department of Health’s 2019 Consumer’s Guide to Medicaid and Child Health Plus Managed Care Plans, Affinity Health Plan received an overall 4 stars designation in New York City, Long Island and Hudson Valley. The statewide guide provides an annual rating of managed care plans on quality of care delivered and members’ satisfaction with the care and services they receive.

    Affinity Health Plan’s 2019 4-star overall rating includes four stars in the following clinical areas: Child and Adolescent Care, Women’s Preventative Care, Maternal Care, Adult Care, and Diabetes Care. Ratings of 0 to 5 stars are based on a comparison of plan rates to statewide averages. Quality ratings are based on information submitted by health plans. Patient satisfaction ratings are from a member survey conducted for the Department of Health.

    The Consumer’s Guide is designed to help New Yorkers choose a managed care plan that meets their health care needs and the needs of their families. The complete 2019 Consumer’s Guide to Medicaid and Child Health Plus Managed Care Plans can be found at: https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/managed_care/consumer_guides/docs/2019_medicaid_and_child_health_plus_new_york_city.pdf

    “Affinity Health Plan’s 4-star designation is a sign that we have successfully achieved some of the highest standards of quality and member satisfaction in our industry,” said Michael Murphy, Chief Executive Officer. “This upgraded quality rating is a reflection of the operational and strategic restructuring that Affinity Health Plan has undertaken the past two years, and our unwavering commitment to serving our members and the community”.

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    Affinity Health Plan — serving our communities best by keeping our members’ needs first. Founded in 1987, Affinity is an independent, not-for-profit organization driven by the mission to help its members, their families and their communities lead healthier lives. Over the past 32 years, Affinity has built one of the area’s largest physician networks, which includes 40,000 providers and more than 83 of the top hospitals in the Greater New York region. Affinity offers a variety of programs under Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Essential Plan and Enriched Health on the New York State of Health Marketplace for members in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island, as well as in Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester counties. For more information, visit AffinityPlan.org, or follow Affinity Plan on Twitter and Facebook.