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Visits After Giving Birth

Look for differences of at least four percent.

Smaller differences often are not significant

Visits After Giving Birth

How HMOs scored on meeting national standards of care
  • 0% (Worse)
  • (Better) 100%
CIGNA HealthCare of CA 88% Horizontal bar, 88 units
Health Net of California, Inc. 86% Horizontal bar, 86 units
PacifiCare of California 85% Horizontal bar, 85 units
Aetna Health of California Inc. 84% Horizontal bar, 84 units
Kaiser Permanente - Southern California 84% Horizontal bar, 84 units
Blue Cross HMO - CaliforniaCare 83% Horizontal bar, 83 units
Blue Shield of California HMO 83% Horizontal bar, 83 units
Kaiser Permanente - Northern California 82% Horizontal bar, 82 units
Western Health Advantage 79% Horizontal bar, 79 units

About This Rating

What Was Measured?

What percentage of HMO 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 HMO 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.