Highland District Hospital’s Professional Services Corporation and Highland Health Providers have established a new network relationship with UnitedHealthcare, giving individual and employer-sponsored UnitedHealthcare plan participants access to all physicians within both Highland District Hospital’s Professional Services Corporation and Highland Health Providers.

UnitedHealthcare plan participants currently have in-network access to Highland District Hospital. This new relationship gives UnitedHealthcare members in-network access to physician services provided by Highland District Hospital’s Professional Services Corporation and Highland Health Providers.

Highland District Hospital’s Professional Services Corporation and Highland Health Providers are committed to improving access to quality care, improving clinical outcomes, lowering costs of care and creating a positive patient experience for Ohioans.

“We are delighted to establish a network relationship with UnitedHealthcare,” said Randy Lennartz, Highland District Hospital President and CEO. “By bringing our networks together, we can enhance and improve access to critical health services for more individuals and families served by UnitedHealthcare.”

“Highland District Hospital’s Professional Services Corporation and Highland Health Providers are important providers of health care services, and this new relationship will help the people we serve in Ohio receive quality, cost-effective care,” said Caitlin Clipp, Executive Director, UnitedHealthcare of Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky.

UnitedHealthcare serves more than 1.3 million individual and employer-sponsored members and nearly 2.1 million people in Ohio in total, with a network of 255 hospitals and more than 47,000 physicians and other care providers statewide. ?

About UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @myUHC on Twitter.