Digging Deeper - Clinical Care

Access

  • What percentage of health care providers accept all forms of payment (including Medicare and Medicaid)?
  • What percentage of infants and kindergarteners are fully immunized?
  • What percentage of the population has seen a dentist in the last year?
  • How far do individuals have to travel in order to receive routine medical care such as mammograms or colonoscopies?
  • What is the average amount spent annually by individuals in your community in health care costs?

Quality

  • What percentage of people over 50 are screened for colorectal cancer?
  • What is the rate of dental caries among school-aged children in your community?
  • How do the health plans in your region score on quality indicators, e.g. HEDIS, NCQA?