NU Online News Service, July 29, 4:45 p.m. – The National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, has released Quality Compass 2002.

The health plan quality database, which comes in a variety of formats, gives detailed quality indicator statistics for 271 health plans. The database also include financial strength ratings from A.M. Best Company, Oldwick, N.J.

More information is available at http://www.ncqa.org