What is my doctor's C-section rate?




Do you want to know your doctor's cesarean rate?

This represents the previous two years of non-public insurance claims information. In other words, this doesn't reflect Medicaid patients. Amino adjusts for risk so that "doctors who have higher-risk or sicker patients are not unfairly penalized in [their] analysis."

Childbirth is one area where high surgical volume doesn't necessarily correlate with quality... unless you are looking for a a doctor with a lot of experience performing cesareans.

Note that you can pull up doctors affiliated with a specific hospital. Bonus: You get to see Hospital Safety Scores, too!

Without context, you don't know if the doctor is the back-up for a group of CNMs and taking all of the high-risk patients and operative and surgical deliveries. 

Use this information to start a conversation with your doctor if it causes concern. For example, you can pull this information up and ask your doctor if it accurately reflects the last two years of their privately insured patients' births. If not, they can contact feedback@amino.com.




See also: How much does it cost to have a baby?
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(This is not sponsored content. I asked for the code to embed the tool on this site. You can, too! Email contact@amino.com.)