UAB Health System and United Healthcare reach agreement for continued insurance coverage

The UAB Health System will continue to accept United Healthcare insurance following an agreement reached today.

UnitedHealth1The UAB Health System and United Healthcare have reached tentative agreement on a health insurance contract. The contract means policy holders of United Healthcare may continue to see their UAB medical providers and use all UAB Medicine facilities without disruption of services.

UAB and United have two weeks to finalize the tentative agreement. The new contract will be in effect for two years.

“We are pleased that we were able to reach an agreement with United Healthcare that will allow us to continue in our mission to provide the highest quality health care to their policy holders in Alabama,” said UAB Health System CEO Will Ferniany, Ph.D., “As the flagship hospital for the state, we provide medical services that no other healthcare facility can provide and we are committed to offering our services to everyone in the state of Alabama.” 

UAB Medicine facilities include UAB Hospital; The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital and all other UAB Medicine primary care, specialty care, and urgent care clinics; UA Health Services Foundation; UAB Callahan Eye Hospital; Medical West; and Baptist Health in Montgomery.