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

Utah Department of Health   http://health.utah.gov

Executive Director’s Office

David N. Sundwall, Executive Director
W. David Patton, Chief Operating Officer
Teresa Garrett, Deputy Director, Public Health Practice
Barry E. Nangle, Director, Center for Health Data

Division of Medicaid and Health Financing

Michael Hales, Deputy Director, Medicaid and Health Finance
Nathan Checketts, Assistant Division Director
Emma Chacon, Bureau of Managed Health Care, Director
Gail Rapp, Assistant Division Director
Barbara Christensen, Health Program Manager
Wanda Gutierrez, Quality Improvement Specialist
Gayleen Henderson, CHIP Program Manager
Jeff Nelson, PCN UPP Program Manager
Heidi Petersen, Health Program Manager

Division of Family Health and Preparedness

Marc Babitz, Division Director
Nan Streeter, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, Director
Holly Williams, Bureau of Children with Special Needs, Director
Paul Patrick, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness,
Director
Teresa Whiting, Bureau of Child Development, Director
Steve Ipsen, Bureau of Primary Care, Director
Nathan Peterson, Diabetes Prevention and Control

Division of Disease Control and Prevention

Robert Rolfs, Division Director
Heather Borski, Bureau of Health Promotion, Director

Office of Health Care Statistics

Keely Cofrin Allen, Director
Mark Gaskill, APCD Program Manager
Jamie Martell, Support Services Coordinator
Mike Martin, Research Consultant
Carol Masheter, Epidemiologist
John Morgan, Hospital Database Administrator
Lori Savoie*, Senior Business Analyst
Sam Vanous*, HMO Health Program Manager

Utah Health Data Committee (UHDC) http://health.utah.gov/hda

Leslie Francis, Public Health Representative (Chair)
Jim Wall, Business Representative (Vice-Chair)
Scott Baxter, Large Business Representative
David Call, Third Party Payer Representative
Bill Crim, Consumer Advocacy Representative
Terry Haven, Consumer Advocacy Representative
Laura Polacheck, Public Interest Representative
Kevin Martin, Nursing Representative
Pat Richards, HMO Representative
Sally Valdez, Public Health Representative

* This report was written and developed by Sam Vanous, Ph.D., developed by Lori Savoie, and was reviewed by participating Health Plans, members of the Utah Health Data Committee, Office of Health Care Statistics staff, the Utah Department of Health's Executive Director's Office, and many other individuals in the Utah Department of Health.

Special thanks: Altius Health Plans, Select Health, United Healthcare, Healthy U, Molina HealthCare of Utah, and the Division of Medicaid and Health Financing for their support and participation in this project.

The source for national data contained in this publication is Quality CompassŪ and is used with the permission of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Any analysis, interpretation, or conclusion based on these data is solely that of the authors, and NCQA specifically disclaims responsibility for any such analysis, interpretation, or conclusion. Quality Compass is a registered trademark of NCQA.

For more information about this and other health care reports, contact the Office of Health Care Statistics at healthcarestat@utah.gov or (801) 538-7048.