Checking for Cancer Summary
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Checking for Cancer Summary 2017-18 Edition

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Why is checking for cancer important?

Highly rated health plans and their doctors will screen for different cancers such as breast, cervix and colon. When cancer is found early, you have more treatment options and a better chance of it being cured. In finding and treating cancer early, you can also prevent the cancer from spreading to other parts of your body.

What do the scores mean?

The stars tell you how successful each plan was at helping patients get the cancer screenings they needed. More stars are better.


Checking for Cancer

Aetna PPO   Fair
Anthem Blue Cross PPO   Good
Blue Shield of California/Blue Shield Life PPO   Fair
Cigna PPO   Fair
Health Net Life Insurance Company - PPO   Fair
UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co., Inc. - PPO   Good

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