Ever heard of Geisinger or the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center?
Chances are no, if you’re based in Southeastern Pennsylvania. But that’s where the top-ranking health plans in the state come from, according to Consumer Reports.
The publication’s November issue ranks private insurance plans, and as Health & Science reporter Carolyn Beeler learned, it’s not always the national brands that come out on top. Some advice for insurance shopping? Look beyond co-payments and premiums and pay beware of high deductibles.