To determine how HMOs in Utah are performing compared to other HMOs in the nation, State averages are compared with National averages.
Commercial HMOs performed the least well, scoring above the national averages on only 30% (13 out of 43) of the measures reported. Commercial HMOs are well under national average on childhood immunizations, cancer screenings (breast, and cervical) and Chlamydia screenings, and well-child visits.
CHIP did reasonably well when compared to the national averages, exceeding the national averages on 30% (6 out of 20) 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 33% (16 out of 49) of the measures reported. Medicaid HMOs have room for improvement in adolescent well-care visits, Chlamydia screenings and some diabetes care measures.