This excerpt taken from the UNH 10-K filed Mar 1, 2005.
VII. Expected Outcomes
The PSDP approach supports the primary physicians use of evidence-based clinical guidelines, and will seek to reduce acute exacerbations of chronic diseases and enable more effective, evidence-based self-management of members.
1. Expected benefits for the SHIP program and the Parties include reduced hospital admissions, reduced medical claims expense for the Medicare Supplement product, and avoided Medicare allowable costs.
2. The 400 members participating in the Chronic Care Program pilot intervention group are expected to enjoy the following outcomes: