As you may be aware United HealthCare and University of Chicago are in Contract Negotiations and to date have not reached a compromise. They have until June 30, 2017 to come to an agreement otherwise they will risk a contract termination.
As you all are aware we experience these negotiations regularly and traditionally they come to an agreement sometime in the final month of the Contract. We are hopeful and optimistic that this negotiation will be resolved prior to June 30th.
We have attached both Groups Letters to members. Please note United Health Care will be Mailing members individualized letters if they have received care at an affected provider or facility (the attached letter is Generic). Please feel free to distribute to your employees as you see fit.
We will update you as information is made available.