If you have diabetes you are at higher risk of getting certain eye diseases including diabetic retinopathy. Retinopathy and other eye diseases can cause blindness. The good news is that you can preserve your vision and reduce the chances of eye disease.Read More
What’s new this flu season? Only flu shots are recommended this season. Flu vaccines have been updated to better match viruses. There are some new vaccines on the market. You may be able to get a flu shot even if you’re allergic to eggs. Talk to your doctor if you have egg allergies.Read More
August is a great time of year and the time when kids start back to school. One important thing as the kids head back to school is making sure their immunizations are up to date.Read More
University of Utah Health Plans has selected David Call, a seasoned health care industry professional, to serve as its chief operating officer effective Monday, Aug. 8.Read More
Is there really lead in Utah? Lead in water, dirt and paint are the most common ways children are exposed to lead.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