It's Your Choice 2016
2015 Health Plan Report Card
The “Overuse of Services Ratings” in the table below looks at how well a plan does uses services wisely. In other words, we look at avoiding using services when they are not needed.
Providing services that are not necessary can be harmful to your health. For example, unneeded antibiotics can put you at greater risk of infections. A CT scan exposes you to 400 times the radiation of an x ray or more. Also, overuse simply means health care dollars are spent unwisely.
The measures that make up the rating look at:
More stars mean more appropriate use. In other words, less overuse of services. Less stars mean more overuse of services.
Overuse of Services
notes:For the list of the measures that make up the rating above and to see the health plans’ results in each measure, click here.
1.2016 ETF participating Anthem plans include Northeast and Southeast
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