The Top 10 Plans and the Percentages of Diabetic Patients Who Received Specific Tests

| Feb 1, 2001

The Top 10 Plans and the Percentages of Diabetic Patients Who Received Specific Tests

#1: Kaiser Permanente - Hawaii

76.21 percent received Eye Exams

88.7 percent received HbA1c Tests }

87.67 percent received Lipid Profiles

80.62 percent were monitored for diabetic kidney disease

Average: 83.3 percent

#2: Group Health Cooperative - Puget Sound

83.85 percent received Eye Exams

92.31 percent received HbA1c Tests

75.86 percent received Lipid Profiles

76.05 percent were monitored for diabetic kidney disease

Average: 82.0175

#3: Kaiser Permanente - Northwest

74.93 percent received Eye Exams

89.78 percent received HbA1c Tests

78.35 percent received Lipid Profiles

77.62 percent were monitored for diabetic kidney disease

Average: 80.17

#4: Health Partners

64.48 percent received Eye Exams

84.67 percent received HbA1c Tests

74.45 percent received Lipid Profiles

96.59 percent were monitored for diabetic kidney disease

Average: 80.0475

#5: Matthew Thornton Health Plan

80.34 percent received Eye Exams

87.29 percent received HbA1c Tests

78.66 percent received Lipid Profiles

67.87 percent were monitored for diabetic kidney disease

Average: 78.54

#6: Scott & White Central Texas

71.77 percent received Eye Exams

91.15 percent received HbA1c Tests

88.52 percent received Lipid Profiles

59.57 percent were monitored for diabetic kidney disease

Average: 77.75

#7: Touchpoint Health Plan

82.97 percent received Eye Exams

92.7 percent received HbA1c Tests

76.64 percent received Lipid Profiles

58.15 percent were monitored for diabetic kidney disease

Average: 77.615

#8: Univera Central New York

90.51 percent received Eye Exams

85.64 percent received HbA1c Tests

76.64 percent received Lipid Profiles

56.45 percent were monitored for diabetic kidney disease

Average: 77.31

#9: Virginia Mason - GH Alliance

78.59 percent received Eye Exams

89.29 percent received HbA1c Tests

68.61 percent received Lipid Profiles

72.51 percent were monitored for diabetic kidney disease

Average: 77.25

#10: The Vermont Health Plan

66.58 percent received Eye Exams

92.12 percent received HbA1c Tests

81.25 percent received Lipid Profiles

65.22 percent were monitored for diabetic kidney disease

Average: 76.29

 

Source: National Committee for Quality Assurance

Editor's Note: The National Committee for Quality Assurance only measures the percentage of patients with type 1 diabetes who receive an HbA1c in a year. It does not, however, measure the number of A1c tests given in a year.

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