What Was Measured?

What percentage of women in the HMO, ages 24-64, had a Pap Test to detect cervical cancer during the past three years?

These results are based on HMO patient administrative records.

Why Is It Important?

Checking women for cervical cancer helps save lives. When cancer is found early, there is a much better chance that it can be cured. A "Pap Test" is the best way to find cervical cancer early. Good care means that you have a Pap Test as often as it is recommended for women of different ages.

Compare California Scores to National Results

Click here to compare these California health plan scores to the top health plans nationwide.

Cervical Cancer Screening 2012 Edition

Look for differences of at least 4%. Smaller differences usually are not significant.

Cervical Cancer Screening

We compared HMO members' records in 2010 to a set of national standards for quality of care.
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Kaiser Permanente - Northern California 87%
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Kaiser Permanente - Southern California 87%
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CIGNA HMO 80%
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Anthem Blue Cross - HMO 78%
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Western Health Advantage 78%
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Blue Shield of California - HMO 77%
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UnitedHealthcare of California (formerly PacifiCare) 77%
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Health Net of California, Inc. 77%
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Aetna Health of California, Inc. 76%
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Score for top health plans nationwide 81%*
311.110/311.210