UHC Network National Laboratory Services Care Providers for 2019

December 2018 ~

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) issued a notice stating that in the coming year, the insurer will be growing its national network of participating laboratory providers to “better support members and the care providers who order laboratory services”.

LabCorp is currently UnitedHealthcare’s exclusive national clinical laboratory provider. After January 1, 2019, they will remain in network. (*Excluding existing lab capitation agreements)

Beginning January 1, 2019, Quest Diagnostics will be an in-network laboratory care provider for all UnitedHealthcare members. (*Excluding existing lab capitation agreements)

LabCorp offers nearly 5,000 frequently requested and specialty tests, including a wide range of clinical, anatomic pathology, genetic and genomic tests, delivered through LabCorp’s broad patient access points, including a growing retail presence.

Quest, which is an in-network lab for a limited number of UnitedHealthcare plans in some markets today, has 6,000 patient access points and will be in-network nationwide for all plan participants beginning January 1, 2019.

Source(s): UnitedHealthcare;

 

 

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