The state gave CareSource four out of five stars for keeping children healthy with care like dental visits and well-child visits. CareSource got three stars for doctor’s communication and service, which is measured how happy members are with their doctors and how members are involved by doctors in decisions about their care.
|Ohio Medicaid plans 2018 report card|| || || || || |
|Ohio Medicaid plans receive up to five stars in five performance areas. || || || || || |
|Doctor's communication and service||5||3||3||3||3|
|Keeping kids healthy||5||4||3||2||2|
|Living with illness||4||1||3||3||3|
|Source: Ohio Medicaid|| || || || |
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CareSource also got three stars for how members get access to care when they need it and for women’s health. They received one star for how well the plan provides care for people living with illness like diabetes, asthma, depression or addiction.
Buckeye Health Plan had the highest overall score, with 20 stars across the five categories. Buckeye is Ohio’s second largest managed care plan serving nearly 325,000 Medicaid members statewide.
“At Buckeye, providing high-quality services to our members is our number-one priority, so we are extremely proud to be ranked best in quality on the state’s report card,” stated Bruce Hill, Buckeye president and CEO. “Our top ratings in children’s health, provider communication and services and assisting members who are living with illness are very important to our members.”