UNITED HEALTHCARE PLAN PARTICIPANTS
NOW HAS ACCESS TO CARE PROVIDED
BY LUBBOCK HEART & SURGICAL HOSPITAL
PLANO, TX (July 9, 2012) — People enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual plans will have access to Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital physicians and facilities beginning July 1, 2012.
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital is a physician owned hospital that opened its doors in December of 2003 as the region’s premier heart hospital focused upon the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital is a 74-bed licensed facility, which includes sixteen cardiac coronary care beds. All patient rooms are private and equipped with the latest technology to meet the special needs of cardiovascular patients.
“We look forward to this network relationship and the additional options it provides for current and future UnitedHealthcare plan participants when it comes to choosing where they want to receive high-quality health care,” said Josh Willson, Vice President, UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual of North Texas.
“Lubbock Heart Hospital is an important provider of health care services, and our new network relationship gives UnitedHealthcare plan participants greater access to quality medical facilities and skilled physicians close to where they live and work,” said Scott Flannery, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual of North Texas.
UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, serves more than 3.3 million Texans with a care provider network of 498 hospitals and more than 36,000 physicians statewide.
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 and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 650,000 physicians and care professionals and 5,000 hospitals nationwide. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 38 million people and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.
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