Since its inception in 1996, Western Health Advantage has become a quality health plan for local business owners and individuals interested in affordable, responsive health coverage. We believe that "local" is a better way to do business. It ensures that our members enjoy responsive, local customer service, affordable coverage, excellent access to quality doctors and hospitals with unbeatable service.
Conveniently, that's our mission at Western Health Advantage - To provide an affordable, high-quality alternative to for-profit health insurance plans and national HMOs. We want to improve the health and well-being of our neighbors by expanding access to health care, which is why our charitable and community outreach efforts embrace the same goal.
<b>Western Health Advantage Receives Top Ratings in California</b>
<li>Western Health Advantage is proud of its long-standing Excellent accreditation status given by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The ¿Excellent¿ status according to NCQA, is reserved for the nation¿s best health plans. It is awarded to those plans that meet or exceed NCQA¿s rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement and deliver excellent clinical care. </li>
<li>Covered California rated Western Health Advantage a four-star health plan based on members¿ reported experiences. A rating of four stars is the highest recognition a health plan can receive and is shared by only two health plans in Northern California. </li>
<li>Western Health Advantage received the most number of stars on the HMO Report Card, released by the California Office of the Patient Advocate. WHA was one of only two health plans that received a rating of 12 stars. The 2014 report card provides California consumers with side-by-side comparisons of the 10 largest HMO health plans in the state. </li>