Local high-quality coverage, national recognition.

Thanks to you, Sharp Health Plan is recognized among the nation’s best.


At Sharp Health Plan, we believe in making life better. We’re honored that you’ve made us one of the best health plans in California. Your praises acknowledge our commitment to improving your health care experience. Thank you for inspiring our continual pursuit of excellence in everything we do.

You can also visit sharp.com to see how Sharp HealthCare as a whole has been recognized for its commitment to excellence.



Sharp Health Plan is the highest member-rated health plan in California — for the fifth year in a row.1

Highest member-rated care


In 2019, we had the highest member ratings for health care, personal doctor and specialist among reporting California health plans.1

NCQA Private Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2019-2020


Sharp Health Plan is one of the highest-rated health plans in the nation and in California with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 in NCQA’s private health insurance plan ratings 2019–20.2

Rated 4.5 stars by Medicare

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by Medicare

Sharp Health Plan earned a 4.5 out of 5 overall star rating for 2020 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).3

NCQA 2019-20 Seals - Wellness & Health Promotion Accreditation

Wellness & Health Promotion accreditation

Best Health® is accredited by the NCQA as an excellent program for the delivery and improvement of wellness and health promotion.

Covered California

Rated 4 stars by Covered California

Sharp Health Plan received a 4-star Summary Quality Rating from Covered California.4

"Achieving an accreditation status of Commendable from NCQA is a sign that a health plan is serious about quality. It is awarded to plans whose service and clinical quality meet or exceed NCQA’s rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement."

- Margaret E. O’Kane, President of NCQA

1 The source for this data is Quality Compass® 2019 and is used with the permission of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Quality Compass® 2019 includes certain CAHPS® data. Any data display, analysis, interpretation, or conclusion based on these data is solely that of the authors, and NCQA specifically disclaims responsibility for any such display, analysis, interpretation, or conclusion. Quality Compass® is a registered trademark of NCQA. CAHPS® is a registered trademark of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Sharp Health Plan achieved the following summary ratings (9+10): 57.30 for Rating of the Health Plan compared to the California all LOBs average (excluding PPOs & EPOs) of 47.23; 65.25 for Rating of Health Care compared to the California all LOBs average (excluding PPOs & EPOs) of 51.87; 74.47 for Rating of Personal Doctor compared to the California all LOBs average (excluding PPOs & EPOs) of 65.60 and 75.68 for Rating of Specialist compared to the California all LOBs average (excluding PPOs & EPOs) of 63.50.

2 Rating of 4.5 out of 5 in NCQA’s Private Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2019-20. National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations and manages the evolution of HEDIS®, the performance measurement tool used by more than 90% of the nation’s health plans. Visit ncqa.org for information that can help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.

3 Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system.

4 CMS rates qualified health plans (QHPs) offered through the exchanges using the Quality Rating System (QRS), which is based on third-party validated clinical measure data and QHP Enrollee Survey response data. CMS calculates ratings annually on a 5-star scale, and ratings may change from one year to the next. For more information, visit CMS’s Health Insurance Marketplace® Quality Initiatives website at cms.gov.