What Was Measured?

What percentage of PPO members who have been hospitalized for a mental illness were seen by a mental health provider within 30 days after leaving the hospital?

These results are based on PPO patient administrative records.

Why Is It Important?

Patients who have been in the hospital for a mental illness need follow-up care. It is important to make sure that they are getting the right treatment and if using medicine that they are taking it correctly.

Compare California Scores to National Results

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Follow-up Visit After Mental Illness Hospital Stay 2012 Edition

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

Follow-up Visit After Mental Illness Hospital Stay

We compared PPOs’ care for members in 2010 using national standards for quality of care.
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UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co., Inc. 79%
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Aetna PPO 72%
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Blue Shield of California/Blue Shield Life PPO 69%
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Anthem Blue Cross PPO 68%
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Health Net PPO 58%
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Score for top health plans nationwide 87%*