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UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas continually strives to make improvements that can make a difference in our members’ lives. One way we do this is by looking at the following Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) measures, which are gathered through a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) tool that can help find ways to enhance health care.
Correlations between dental and chronic systemic diseases have frequently been reported, particularly with respect to periodontitis with diabetes mellitus type 2 and cardiovascular disease.1 Our child and youth members have dental coverage as a benefit.
We use complex care management for our members who are living with chronic and/or complex conditions and have a high risk of worsening health and repeat hospitalizations.