What Was Measured?

What percentage of PPO members who are women that gave birth had a check-up visit 21-56 days after delivery?

These results are based on a sample of PPO patient billing and medical records.

Why Is It Important?

Women need care after giving birth. You may have trouble adjusting to changes in your body, your feelings or your relationships. If you are a new mother, you may need help learning how to care for your infant and yourself. A visit with your doctor after giving birth is an important step in your care.

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Visits After Giving Birth 2012 Edition

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

Visits After Giving Birth

We compared PPOs’ care for members in 2010 using national standards for quality of care.
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UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co., Inc. 86%
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Health Net PPO 83%
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Aetna PPO 83%
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Blue Shield of California/Blue Shield Life PPO 73%
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Anthem Blue Cross PPO 70%
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Score for top health plans nationwide 90%*