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Texas Care Improvement Plus Members Overwhelmingly Pleased with Special Needs Plan
Date:11/12/2008

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-- Members cite health status improvements: 91 percent of Texas members felt that their health had "stayed the same" or "gotten better" since joining the plan. 30 percent of members felt their health had "gotten better" since joining Care Improvement Plus, 97 percent of whom felt Care Improvement Plus contributed to their health improvements.

The satisfaction survey was conducted in April of 2008 by DSS Research, a national marketing research firm out of Fort Worth, Texas(1). For more information, a detailed fact sheet of survey results can be accessed at http://www.careimprovementplus.com/pdf/SURVEYFACTSHEET.pdf

About Care Improvement Plus

Care Improvement Plus, a health plan that focuses on the unique healthcare needs of chronically ill Medicare beneficiaries, provides a Medicare Advantage health plan and disease management services to Medicare beneficiaries living with heart failure, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and/or end-stage renal disease. Care Improvement Plus also provides a tailored Medicare Part D drug benefit, along with a variety of services designed to support physicians' efforts to care for their chronically ill patients. The plan is administered by Baltimore-based XLHealth, which recently earned Full Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) under its standards for patient and practitioner-oriented accreditation of disease management programs. More information about Care Improvement Plus can be found at http://www.careimprovementplus.com.

(1) DSS Research, 2008 Care Improvement Plus Medicare Member Research; sample size 1,626.


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