Adults’ Access to Preventive/Ambulatory Health Services (AAP)
The following information represents patients 20 years of age and older who had an ambulatory or preventive care visit. The time period was the past year for Medicare patients and the past year or two for patients with private health insurance coverage.
- In 2015, the year prior to the CT SIM implementation, 97.8% of patients with Medicare health insurance coverage and 97.9% of patients who had private health insurance coverage had an ambulatory or preventive care visit.
- Since the implementation of CT SIM in 2016, the percentage of patients who had an ambulatory or preventive care visit increased for those with Medicare insurance coverage to 97.9% in 2016, and to 98.1% in 2017. Patients with private health insurance coverage decreased to 97.6% in 2016, and to 97.4% in 2017.