UnitedHealthcare announced today that it has agreed to extend its nationwide contract with Envision Healthcare. The agreement ensures that all UnitedHealthcare plan participants will have in-network access to Envision’s hospital-based services.
UnitedHealthcare said, “This agreement ensures the people we serve have continued access to Envision’s hospital-based services while delivering better value to our customers and consumers.”
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. In the United States, UnitedHealthcare offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1.2 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,500 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. The company also provides health benefits and delivers care to people through owned and operated health care facilities in South America. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified health care company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @UHC on Twitter.