United Healthcare Signs Contracts With Local Physicians

, Posted: Tue, May 1 2012 at 8:08 AM, Updated: Tue, May 1 2012 at 8:12 AM

Starting Tuesday, many local physicians are teaming up with the largest health insurance company in the country all to offer you lower out-of pocket-expenses.

Primecare, the independent physicians association for Jackson County has signed a contract with United Healthcare.

500 physicians are now "in-network" providers for United.

The goal behind the contract is to lower co-payments for patients.

Around 5,000 Jackson County residents will experience the change starting Tuesday, May 1.

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