New health benefits program from UnitedHealthcare, Business Health Care Group

Special to The Freeman

Jan. 14, 2015

MILWAUKEE – United Healthcare and the Business Health Care Group of southeast Wisconsin are forming a multi-year relationship to deliver high-quality, cost effective health benefits to employers in the greater Milwaukee area.

Effective Jan. 1, 2016, UnitedHealthcare will be the exclusive provider of health benefits for the Business Health Care Group.

The UnitedHealthcare offerings will help employees obtain care from physicians and facilities that meet or exceed specific, independent quality of care and cost-efficiency standards.

These types of programs have been proven to improve health care quality and reduce cost trends.

UnitedHealthcare will provide comprehensive administrative services to Business Health Care Group employers, provide consumers access to UnitedHealthcare’s broad network of hospitals and physicians, and offer its members dedicated services and community resources.

Certain UnitedHealthcare products will be promoted to Business Health Care Group member employers in the following 11-county area: Dodge, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha.

UnitedHealthcare will offer nationally proven programs to help Business Health Care Group members’ employees and dependents with their health care decisions.

These programs align with and support the objective of helping people get to the best source of care for their condition.