UnitedHealthcare - California Health Insurance Plans for Businesses

UnitedHealthcare Information and Statistics

UnitedHealthcare of California is a subsidiary of UnitedHealthcare.

Insurance Carrier Overview

United Healthcare is the largest carrier in the country, and offers medical, dental, and vision coverage in California. United Healthcare PPO plans provide access to the nationwide United Healthcare network. United Healthcare offers two tiers of PPO networks and several tiers of HMO plans, and allows any number of plans to be offered within two portfolio of plans.

United Healthcare PPO plans tend to be more expensive than other carriers given the expansive doctor network, but HMO plans tend to be among the lowest cost options in many parts of California. United Healthcare HMO plans are most cost effective in Southern California.

PPO Network Overview

Network Type # of California Doctors # of California Hospitals Cost Savings vs. Full Network
Select Plus PPO 100,000 303 -
Core Narrow PPO 75,000 295 11%

HMO Network Overview

Network Type # of California Doctors # of California Hospitals Cost Savings vs. Full Network
Signature HMO Full HMO 48,000 210 -
Advantage HMO Narrow HMO 28,000 153 14%
Alliance HMO Narrow HMO 23,000 127 26%
Focus HMO Narrow HMO 14,000 110 28%

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UnitedHealthcare Awards & Community Involvement

Since 2013, United Healthcare of California has awarded more than $5.2 million in grants to non-profit healthcare organizations. That same year, the company was awarded with the Los Angeles Business Journal's Corporate Social Responsibility Award for the company's efforts in promoting volunteerism and community involvement amongst its employees.

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