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Renown Health and UnitedHealthcare have announced a new network relationship, providing UnitedHealthcare employer and individual plan participants access to the Renown Health’s facilities and services.
This new relationship extends to UnitedHealthcare’s affiliates, including Sierra Health and Life Insurance Company, Sierra Healthcare Options, Health Plan of Nevada, Northern Nevada Health Network and PacifiCare.
Renown Health’s facilities include the two newest hospitals in Reno, the region’s only trauma center, eight urgent care locations, three emergency rooms, including one dedicated to treating children, the region’s only children’s hospital, and access to 18 Renown Medical Group locations and 10 lab services locations. Renown Health also provides the latest technology to treat cancer and heart and stroke disease.
“Renown Health is committed to providing convenient, top-quality health care for the people of northern Nevada,” said Jim Miller, president and CEO, Renown Health. “We look forward to serving UnitedHealthcare customers and are pleased that we can offer the most complete and full array of health care options for our community.”
“Our new relationship with Renown Health builds upon UnitedHealthcare’s commitment to provide Nevada residents with broad access to quality, affordable health care,” said Don Giancursio, CEO, UnitedHealthcare of Nevada. “Renown Health is an important provider of health care services in the Reno market, and we know our customers appreciate having local access to this outstanding organization.”
UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, serves about 700,000 Nevada residents with a health care network of 31 hospitals and more than 3,000 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.