2010 Health Plan Performance Report for Utah Commercial HMOs and Medicaid & CHIP Health Plans, Performance Measures (HEDIS)
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KEY FINDINGS

To determine how HMOs in Utah are performing compared to other HMOs in the nation, State averages are compared with National averages.

  • Commercial HMOs had the most room for improvement, scoring above the national averages on only 27% (10 out of 37) of the measures reported. Commercial HMOs have room for improvement in childhood immunizations, cancer screenings (colorectal, breast, and cervical) and chlamydia screenings.
  • CHIP did reasonably well when compared to the national averages, exceeding the national averages on 55% (11 out of 20) of the measures reported. CHIP has room for improvement in childhood immunizations and children's access to primary care providers.
  • Medicaid HMOs did very well when compared to the national averages, exceeding the national averages on 77% (30 out of 39) of the measures reported. Medicaid HMOs have room for improvement in childhood immunizations, and chlamydia screenings.
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