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2008 New Jersey HMO Performance Report
Staying Healthy


Does the HMO help members stay healthy and avoid illness?

A comparison of each HMO’s performance to the New Jersey HMO average shows how effective the HMOs are in working with doctors to provide important preventive services that help members stay healthy.

Higher than average scores mean better performance.

Circles compare each selected HMO's score to the average for New Jersey HMOs. Bar graphs show scores for each HMO on these topics.
Performance Compared to the Average
higher Higher than the New Jersey HMO average
same About the Same as the New Jersey HMO average
lower Lower than the New Jersey HMO average

HMO Testing for
breast cancer
Testing for cervical cancer Check-ups for
new mothers
Immunizations
for children
Aetna - HMO/POS lower same same same
AmeriHealth - HMO/POS same same same same
CIGNA - HMO/POS lower same same same
Health Net - HMO/POS same same same same
Horizon - HMO same same same same
Oxford - HMO/POS same same lower lower

Due to differences in sample size, HMOs with the same or similar scores can have different circle ratings.

 
Testing for breast cancer
Women are more likely to survive if breast cancer is found early through a mammogram (x-ray of the breast). Percent of women aged 42–69 who received a mammogram within the past two years:
  Testing for cervical cancer
Women are more likely to survive if cervical cancer is found early through a Pap test. Percent of women aged 21–64 who received a Pap test within the past three years:
Testing for breast cancer  
Testing for cervical cancer
     
Check-ups for new mothers
During a visit, providers can check a new mother’s recovery from childbirth and answer questions. Percent of new mothers who received a check-up within eight weeks after delivery:
  Immunizations for children
Immunization shots prevent childhood diseases such as polio, measles, mumps, rubella and whooping cough. Percent of children who received recommended immunizations by age two:
Check-ups for new mothers
 
Immunizations for children

 
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