Preventive (reporting) Is Better With Multi-Label Format
Reporting on preventive services provides invaluable insight into utilization of health dollars as well as a feedback on how best costly claims can be avoided in future. Some companies even use these utilization statistics to provide incentives to their employees to have regular screenings to prevent occurrence of sudden catastrophic claims. Among other parameters, typically, preventive services are dependent on age and gender of members with more than one preventive service being appropriate. The paper will focus on use of multi-label option with proc format to report preventive service utilization.