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Indicator Report - HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) Measures: Diabetes Care - Hemoglobin A1c (A1C)

Why Is This Important?

The Hemoglobin A1c (A1C) test measures the level of blood glucose a for persons with diabetes. High levels of blood glucose puts people at risk for blindness, kidney disease, and lower extremity infections. With support from their provider, people can can reduce their risk of serious complications by controlling their levels of blood glucose

Percentage of Persons With Diabetes Who Had Their Hemoglobin A1c Tested Within the Last Year, Utah, 2000-2012

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Data Sources

Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS), National Center for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

Definition

Percentage of health plan members with diabetes who had their Hemoglobin A1c tested within the last year.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of sampled health plan members with diabetes who had their Hemoglobin A1c tested within the last year.
Denominator: Number of sampled health plan members with diabetes.

Page Content Updated On 01/09/2014, Published on 02/11/2014
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Content updated: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:37:32 MST