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Follow-up Visit After Mental Illness Hospital Stay

Look for differences of at least four percent.

Smaller differences often are not significant

Follow-up Visit After Mental Illness Hospital Stay

How HMOs scored on meeting national standards of care
  • 0% (Worse)
  • (Better) 100%
PacifiCare of California 86% Horizontal bar, 86 units
Health Net of California, Inc. 82% Horizontal bar, 82 units
Kaiser Permanente - Northern California 82% Horizontal bar, 82 units
Aetna Health of California Inc. 81% Horizontal bar, 81 units
Kaiser Permanente - Southern California 79% Horizontal bar, 79 units
Western Health Advantage 79% Horizontal bar, 79 units
Blue Cross HMO - CaliforniaCare 71% Horizontal bar, 71 units
CIGNA HealthCare of CA 70% Horizontal bar, 70 units
Blue Shield of California HMO 68% Horizontal bar, 68 units

About This Rating

What Was Measured?

What percentage of HMO 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 a sample of HMO 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.