UnitedHealthcare is an operating division of UnitedHealth Group, the largest single health carrier in the United States. In Illinois they have maintained a strong presence and are often favored by very large employers and affinity groups with numerous locations.
They are a recognized leader in the health and well-being industry that states that it strives to:
- Improve the quality and effectiveness of health care for all Americans
- Enhance access to health benefits
- Create products and services that make health care more affordable
- Use technology to make the health care system easier to navigate
The UnitedHealthcare (UHC) family of companies delivers innovative products and services to approximately 70 million Americans. UHC’s nationwide network includes 668,230 physicians and health care professionals, 80,000 dentists and 5,174 hospitals. Their pharmaceutical management programs provide more affordable access to drugs for 13 million people.
UHC states that it is dedicated to the delivery of quality care and its continual improvement. In fact, UHC has made significant investments in research and development, technology and business process improvements – nearly $3 billion in the past five years. These investments led to changes that are improving the way care is delivered and administered across the entire industry.
A UHC guide to small business healthcare insurance plans can be found at this link: http://www.uhc.com/live/uhc_com/Assets/Documents/IllinoisPlanGuide.pdf