Features and Benefits
Improve pregnancy outcomes with optimum care
We have more than 25 years' experience managing the specialized needs of high-risk OB members in the comfort of their homes with 24/7 nurse availability, pharmacy support, education and more. The results include 50 percent decrease in spontaneous preterm birth risks.1
Reduce hospital admissions and ER visits
Obstetrical Homecare from Optum® has led to more than 62 percent reduction in anterpartum hospital admission. Additional results include over 93 percent reduction in ER visits.2
Reduce gestational diabetes admissions
Our experienced staff, customized education and comprehensive services have led to a 82.5 percent improvement in the percentage of participants maintaining their blood glucose values within the recommended range between week 1 and week 3 of program participation.3
Lower costs of hypertension
A benchmark study showed that participation in the Homecare program resulted in costs of $4,888 for patients with hypertension, compared to $10,327 for those patients without these services.4
1. Optum Book of Business Results. Data on file, 2014.
National Comparison Data was obtained specifically for Commercial and Medicaid payors, from an analysis conducted by the National Perinatal Information Center.
2. Comparison of NVP members requiring hospitalization before the service and requiring hospitalization during treatment and support.
3. A Descriptive Analysis of 5,586 Patients with Diabetes in Pregnancy - Non-Insulin Requiring. National Population. January 2009 - December 2013; December 29, 2014. Non-compliance is defined as 3 or more days without any testing.
4. Patient Costs (n=1,140). Barton JR, Istwan NB, Rhea DJ, Collins A, Stanziano GJ. Cost-savings Analysis of an Outpatient Management Program for Women with Pregnancy-Related Hypertensive Conditions.