Meriter, UnitedHealthcare: Establish new network relationship

Contact:
Tony Marusic
UnitedHealthcare
(312) 348-3825
[email protected]

Jessika Kasten
Meriter-UnityPoint Health
(608) 516-2256
[email protected]

MADISON, Wis. (Dec. 14, 2015) —Meriter-UnityPoint Health and UnitedHealthcare have established a new relationship, giving people enrolled in all UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored, Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans access to all Meriter-UnityPoint Health facilities and physicians, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Meriter-UnityPoint Health offers care to residents in Madison and Southcentral Wisconsin through its hospital, home care services and eight medical clinics.

“We look forward to working with an established, well-known health plan like UnitedHealthcare,” Meriter-UnityPoint Health CEO Arthur Nizza said. “Soon, we can provide even more people in our community with access to quality, compassionate primary and specialty healthcare.”

“Meriter-UnityPoint Health is an important provider of healthcare services throughout Madison and Dane County,” said Dustin Hinton, president and CEO UnitedHealthcare of Wisconsin. “Our work with Meriter will provide all UnitedHealthcare plan participants access to critical health services in their local community.”

UnitedHealthcare serves more than 1.5 million people in Wisconsin with a network of 145 hospitals and more than 27,000 physicians and other care providers statewide.