New tool available to help employees choose medical plan during Open Enrollment  

Open Enrollment is King County employee’s annual opportunity to evaluate employee benefit options and make changes for the upcoming year. The 2020 Open Enrollment period is currently open until November 15.  

Employees who are considering choosing a new medical plan may be interested in the Washington Health Alliance’s 2020 Quality Composite Scores for Medical Groups and Clinics.  This tool measures health care quality across the state of Washington using four domains (measures):  

  • Prevention and Screening   
  • Care for Chronic Diseases   
  • Coordinated, Cost-Effective Care   
  • Appropriate, Cost-Effective Care   

For more information on this ranking tool, and how it can help you choose an insurance plan, please visit this Balanced You blogpost