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Local Medicare Advantage Plan Scores High on Diabetic Care and Blood Pressure Control
Date:10/6/2009

KelseyCare Advantage reports HEDIS scores to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 6, 2009 -- KelseyCare Advantage, a Houston-based Medicare Advantage plan serving more than 10,000 Medicare beneficiaries in the counties of Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, and Galveston on the Mainland, recently reported its Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). KelseyCare Advantage scored high, in the 90th percentile, for comprehensive diabetic care and also scored well in blood pressure control.

HEDIS is a tool that more than 90 percent of health plans in America use to measure performance and quality on important dimensions of care and service. It looks at a broad range of clinical issues such as diabetes care, beta blocker use after heart attack, blood pressure control, asthma medication use and immunization sets. HEDIS scores make it possible to compare performance among health plans, and allow individual health plans to study their own data to determine areas of improvement.

KelseyCare Advantage has an extensive diabetic population. Prevention of hospitalizations, kidney failure, retinopathy, vascular disease and amputations is directly related to the quality of care the diabetic population receives. The high ranking achieved by KelseyCare Advantage demonstrates the delivery of high quality health care to this population.

"Our HEDIS scores show that diabetic patients in the KelseyCare Advantage plan receive high quality care for overall control, cholesterol management and control of blood pressure," said Donald W. Aga, M.D., Medical Director of KelseyCare Advantage. "We are excited about the results of our HEDIS survey and are committed to continuous improvement in the quality of care our members receive."

About KelseyCare Advantage
Based in Houston, Texas, KelseyCare Advantage is a Medicare Advantage plan operated by KS Plan Administrators. The cornerstone of the KelseyCare Advantage provider network is Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. KelseyCare Advantage is available to Medicare beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and Part B, who do not have End-Stage Renal Disease and live in the KelseyCare Advantage service area of Harris County, Fort Bend County, Montgomery County and Galveston on the Mainland. KelseyCare Advantage offers four plans, which include KelseyCare Advantage Essential, KelseyCare Advantage Rx, KelseyCare Advantage Essential + Choice and KelseyCare Advantage Rx + Choice.

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