Asthma and Lung Disease Care Summary 2019-20 Edition



Why is it important to get good care for asthma and lung disease?

Highly rated HMOs and PPOs make sure that patients with asthma or other lung diseases get the right medications and know when and how to take their medicine. If you have asthma or lung disease, you can experience difficulty breathing. These attacks are frightening and weaken your body’s defenses. Getting the right medications can relieve these attacks and prevent repeat attacks. Health plans and their doctors should make sure you get medicines that work.

What do the scores mean?

The stars tell you how successful each plan was at helping patients get the care they needed. More stars are better.






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