Even healthy babies get whooping cough. In Utah in 2015 the highest rate of whooping cough was in babies under 1 year old. Whooping cough is a very contagious disease that can be deadly for babies. Many babies with whooping cough don't cough at all. Instead they stop breathing and turn blue. About half of babies who get whooping cough end up in the hospital. Most whooping cough deaths are among babies younger than 3 months old.Read More
University of Utah Health Plan’s (UUHP) Medicaid plan, Healthy U was rated the #1 ACO in Utah Medicaid Customer Service in 2015 according to the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & Systems (CAHPS).Read More
We know sleep is pretty important for our peace of mind and sense of well-being. It is also pretty important for our health. We spend around 25 years of our lives asleep. Anything we spend that much time doing must be pretty important. The amount of sleep a person needs depends on many factors, including age.Read More
University of Utah Health Plan’s (UUHP) offers its Healthy U Medicaid members enrollment in Dr. Eric Garland’s Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) program.Read More
Living along the Wasatch Front we have some choices. We can root for Utah or BYU. (Let’s Go Utes!) We can go to a Jazz game or the Opera. We can hate the winter, or we can pray for snow! What can be better than gliding down the slopes on a sunny day or feeling the crunch of the snow under your feet when you snowshoe in one of our beautiful canyons? Even though it’s winter, we need to stay physically active. Playing and working in the snow can bring dangers too.Read More
HealthyU recieved impressive results in the 2011 Managed Care/External Quality Review audit performed by HCE Quality Quest on behalf of the Utah Department of Health. The findings show that Healthy U met 97% of the required comliance standards and substantially met 3%.
"Following National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA) = Comprehensive Quality Improvement Program. UUHP has a strong Clinical Management Foundation"
"Healthy U's management team is knowledgeable and well-versed in Utah's Medicaid regulations (and impending changes), and with related national trends."
"Appropriate policies and procedures are in place to assure the accuracy and the timeliness of claims, provider and eligibility data." - NCQA HEDIS 2013 Compliance Audit