Awards and Recognition

We are proud of our local and national reputation for delivering high-quality, patient-centered care that's based on the best medical research. Our clinical facilities, physicians group, health plans, and medical home model have earned numerous prestigious awards and recognition.


Group Health Cooperative Medicare Plans Receive the PQA Excellence in Quality Award 2015

Group Health Cooperative Medicare plans were recognized as an example of excellence at the Pharmacy Quality Alliance's (PQA) 10th annual meeting. Group Health was one of three Medicare plans that received the PQA Excellence in Quality Award, which recognizes the highest level of combined achievement in overall performance and medication-use quality.


NCQA logoGroup Health Medical Centers Receives Highest Recognition Status for Medical Home 2013-16

In 2013, all Group Health Medical Centers received the highest recognition status for Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The NCQA's PCMH recognition program is the most widely adopted medical home model in the country.


eValue8 Health CareeValue8 Report Gives Top Marks 2014

In the Washington Health Alliance's 2014 eValue8 report, Group Health scored highest out of five regional health plans. This assessment tool measures how well health plans control health care costs, ensure patient safety, and educate and encourage patients to better manage chronic conditions.


LGBT Health Care Equality Recognition 2014

Participating Group Health Medical Center clinics have been recognized for their inclusion in the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) 2014 report for policies and practices related to LGBT patients and their families. Group Health has earned this recognition six years in a row.


Commercial Plan Ranked 70th Nationwide 2014-15

Group Health Cooperative was ranked 70th out of 617 commercial health insurance plans in the country by the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) Private Health Insurance Plan Rankings, 2014-15.


Community Checkup logoHighest Ranked Among Comparable Medical Groups in 2015 Community Checkup

Group Health received 23 "above average" rankings out of 28 measures, according to the Washington Alliance's 2015 Community Checkup Overview.


NCQA logoMedicare Plans are Among Highest-Rated Plans in the Nation 2014-15

Group Health Cooperative's Medicare HMO plans were ranked 14th in the nation — among more than 600 plans — by the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) Medicare Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-15.


AMGA Acclaim Award logoGroup Health Physicians Receive AMGA Acclaim Award 2010

The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) awarded Group Health Physicians (GHP) its Acclaim Award in 2010 for physician-led innovations that have transformed care at Group Health Medical Centers. GHP is one of only 14 recipients in the country that has received this recognition.

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