2011 Health Plan Quality of Care Report for Utah Commercial HMOs, Medicaid & CHIP Health Plans (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 40% (17 out of 43) 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 71% (17 out of 24) of the measures reported. CHIP has room for improvement in childhood immunizations and adolescent well-care visits.
  • Medicaid HMOs did very well when compared to the national averages, exceeding the national averages on 86% (42 out of 49) of the measures reported. Medicaid HMOs have room for improvement in breast cancer screenings, and Chlamydia screenings.
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