Take the Diabetes Health Pump Survey
See What's Inside
Read this FREE issue now
For healthcare professionals only
  • 12 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes
See the entire table of contents here!

You can view the current or previous issues of Diabetes Health online, in their entirety, anytime you want.
Click Here To View

See if you qualify for our free healthcare professional magazines. Click here to start your application for Pre-Diabetes Health, Diabetes Health Pharmacist and Diabetes Health Professional.

Learn More About the Professional Subscription

Free Diabetes Health e-Newsletter
Latest
Popular
Top Rated
Diabetes Archives
Print | Email | Share | Comments (0)

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.


Categories: A1c Test, Diabetes, Diabetes, Health Insurance, Type 1 Issues, Type 1 Issues



You May Also Be Interested In...


Comments


Add your comments about this article below. You can add comments as a registered user or anonymously. If you choose to post anonymously your comments will be sent to our moderator for approval before they appear on this page. If you choose to post as a registered user your comments will appear instantly.

When voicing your views via the comment feature, please respect the Diabetes Health community by refraining from comments that could be considered offensive to other people. Diabetes Health reserves the right to remove comments when necessary to maintain the cordial voice of the diabetes community.

For your privacy and protection, we ask that you do not include personal details such as address or telephone number in any comments posted.

Don't have your Diabetes Health Username? Register now and add your comments to all our content.

Have Your Say...


Username: Password:
Comment:
©1991-2014 Diabetes Health | Home | Privacy | Press | Advertising | Help | Contact Us | Donate | Sitemap

Diabetes Health Medical Disclaimer

The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images, and information, contained on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. Opinions expressed here are the opinions of writers, contributors, and commentators, and are not necessarily those of Diabetes Health. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website.