UnitedHealthcare and Landmark Medical Center Reach New Network Agreement
Warwick, R.I. – UnitedHealthcare and Landmark Medical Center have
signed a three-year agreement providing UnitedHealthcare's commercial,
Medicare and Medicaid members with in-network access to its acute care
hospital and its 52 staff physicians. The new agreement is effective immediately.
"UnitedHealthcare is committed to working with hospitals and physicians
to provide access to quality, affordable care. With our new agreement,
all of our members will once again have in-network access to Landmark
Medical Center and its physicians," said Stephen Farrell, CEO of
UnitedHealthcare of New England. "We look forward to collaborating
with Landmark to help improve the health of our members and the Woonsocket
"We are pleased to have reached an agreement that continues our longstanding
relationship with UnitedHealthcare for all of its products," said
Richard Charest, president and CEO of Landmark Medical Center. "We
are committed to ensuring access to care for all the communities we serve,
and look forward to engaging with UnitedHealthcare to help its members
live healthier lives."
United Healthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, serves nearly
280,000 residents in Rhode Island with a care provider network of 14 hospitals
and more than 3,700 physicians and practitioners statewide.
About Landmark Medical Center
Landmark Medical Center provides comprehensive, quality health care in a convenient, compassionate
and cost-effective manner to the communities it serves in northern Rhode
Island and southern Massachusetts. Landmark was recently acquired by Prime
Healthcare Services of Ontario, Calif. Prime Healthcare is an award-winning
hospital system that was recognized as a Top 15 Health System in the nation
by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) for quality patient
care and patient satisfaction.
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
Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 800,000 physicians
and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities
nationwide. Globally, UnitedHealthcare serves more than 45 million people
in health benefits and is one of the businesses of
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.