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​​​About the Report Card Ratings

OPA’s Report Cards on health plans and medical groups are created using several sources of health care quality data. Learn more about the specific data sources and methodology for calculating the ratings for each report card below:

Data Partners

OPA’ partners are leaders in measuring and aggregating health care performance data. We are proud to work with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), and the California Healthcare Performance Information System in our efforts to improve and report on health care performance quality.

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA)

Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH)​

Requesting Data From OPA

Some of the data files from OPA’s annual Health Care Quality Report Cards and other reports on the OPA website are available upon request. To request a data file, please provide the following information:

  1. Your name, title and contact information
  2. Name of your organization
  3. Research topic and an explanation on how the data will be used and/or published
  4. The data that you need.

Please email your request to contactopa@opa.ca.gov for OPA to review.