Virtual care updates: Virtual Specialists expands to include sleep and women’s health

Availability varies by specialty and location, effective Nov. 17, 2023.

Effective Nov. 17, Virtual Specialists now includes access to two new additions, virtual sleep care and virtual women’s health, for all UnitedHealthcare business.

Virtual Specialists provide a virtual specialist benefit to members and delivers:

  • Consumer-centric medical and behavioral quality virtual specialist care for members
  • Quality care through strategic partnerships with proven results

Through Virtual Specialists, UnitedHealthcare has opened access to quality care for members through virtual solutions with the goals of avoiding unnecessary care, improving treatment adherence, and offering digital simplicity to quickly get the care needed.

With the addition of virtual sleep care and virtual women’s health, UnitedHealthcare is continuing to expand access to all kinds of care and support for employees and their families. UnitedHealthcare is working to take virtual health far beyond the basics.

UnitedHealthcare evaluates virtual-only specialists and selects them based on their ability to deliver access to care, efficient delivery, and quality outcomes. These providers are contracted in network and are accessible to UnitedHealthcare members through their standard medical and physical health benefits.

Our full list of virtual specialties include: 1

  • Gastroenterology
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeleta
  • Sleep
  • Speech therapy
  • Women’s health
  • Urgent dental2

For more information on virtual care, please view this sales flier, visit the virtual care page or contact your UnitedHealthcare representative.

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