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.
Many of us take for granted that we can live in our own home.
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.
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.