What Was Measured?

Why Is It Important?

The best HMOs and their doctors communicate with patients about common health risks. For example, a common health risk is sexually transmitted infections in younger, sexually active women. HMOs and their doctors should test younger, sexually active women for sexually transmitted infections like Chlamydia.

Chlamydia Screening At-a-Glance 2012 Edition

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Chlamydia Screening

We compared HMO members' records in 2010 to a set of national standards for quality of care.
Aetna Health of California, Inc. GoodThree stars
Anthem Blue Cross - HMO GoodThree stars
Blue Shield of California - HMO GoodThree stars
CIGNA HMO GoodThree stars
Health Net of California, Inc. GoodThree stars
Kaiser Permanente - Northern California ExcellentFour stars
Kaiser Permanente - Southern California ExcellentFour stars
UnitedHealthcare of California (formerly PacifiCare) GoodThree stars
Western Health Advantage GoodThree stars