Security Health Plan: Earns 4.5 stars from Medicare for Medicare Advantage HMO-POS plans

MARSHFIELD – Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has earned an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for its 2023 Medicare Advantage HMO-POS plans.

CMS evaluates health plans every year and rates Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug plans based on a 5-star rating system. The overall rating tabulates all of the Plan’s scores, including summary ratings of 5 stars for medical services and 4 stars for prescription drug services.

Security Health Plan’s yearly efforts to achieve high CMS Star ratings focus on ensuring members have timely access to needed screenings, health care and prescription drugs.
Security Health Plan scored 5 stars in individual member experience and access measures including:

  • Getting needed care
  • Access to prescription drugs
  • Receiving care quickly
  • Customer service and
  • Overall rating of the health plan

Security also earned high ratings on measures related to preventive care and management of chronic conditions. Specifically, Security Health Plan rated high on education related to diabetic blood sugar control and diabetic retinopathy preventive screenings.

“Our overall 4.5 star rating puts Security Health Plan close to the top tier of Medicare Advantage plans in Wisconsin and nationwide. These ratings are a signal to current and future members that they can count on receiving high quality care and service with Security Health Plan’s Medicare Advantage coverage,” said Krista Hoglund, Security Health Plan’s Chief Executive Officer.

Barb Klinner, Security Health Plan’s director of health plan quality, said the rating reflects the high caliber of care members receive from their providers and allied health professionals as well as their overall satisfaction with the health plan in general.

Security Health Plan offers six Medicare Advantage plans in 57 Wisconsin counties. Four of the plans offer Part D prescription drug coverage including one with a $0 premium. Each plan covers the full range of Medicare-covered services plus a $0 copay for primary care provider office visits and the freedom to use any Medicare-certified provider in the U.S. for the same costs as an in-network provider.

Security’s Medicare Advantage plans offer additional features including free health coaching services, smoking cessation support, preventive dental, hearing and vision exams, and allowances toward the purchase of over-the-counter items, hearing aids and eyeglasses. Members also get access to a free SilverSneakers® fitness program membership, significant cost savings on insulin and optional comprehensive dental coverage.

Security Health Plan also offers its Medicare Supplement plans statewide.

Security Health Plan looks forward to welcoming new members during Medicare’s annual enrollment period (AEP) from October 15 through December 7. The AEP is the only time most Medicare beneficiaries can change their benefits.

Individuals who have or will soon be eligible for Medicare can find more information about Security Health Plan’s 2023 Medicare plans at or by calling 1-720-572-1769 (TTY 711), seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.