As the demand for behavioral health and substance use support increases in the United States, 68% of employers have reported they will spend more time communicating to employees about behavioral health care benefits in the next two years.1 To help meet that demand, UnitedHealthcare advocates, clinicians and thousands of preferred providers nationwide are available to help guide employees every step of the way on their behavioral health journey with understanding, compassion and support.
Guiding employees on their behavioral health journey
Behavioral health: Delivering across a continuum of care
A guided behavioral health care experience
Helping employees find the right care, more quickly
UnitedHealthcare provides employees with personalized support, including quality care, virtual services, mobile apps and more.
Supporting employees with behavioral health and physical health needs
Nearly 14% of members experience both medical and behavioral conditions.2 Additionally, their claim costs are two times higher and account for 28% of the total cost of care in an average employee population.3
Helping employees across the behavioral health care continuum
UnitedHealthcare's Behavioral Health Solutions provides employees with the support to meet their needs across multiple conditions, resulting in timely access to the right level of care.
Behavioral health solutions designed to meet employees' needs
We help make behavioral care more accessible by growing the network of providers, reducing barriers to accessing care and increasing engagement across a comprehensive continuum of care.
Broadening behavioral health access
With over 269,000 providers and 73,000 state-licensed virtual care providers,4 UnitedHealthcare is working to connect your clients' employees to the behavioral health care they need.
Providing 24/7 support for behavioral needs
Reaching out based on data
With 21 million+ member interactions,5 our data and insights allow us to help identify and proactively reach out to employees who may face chronic and high-risk behavioral health conditions, with opportunities for enrollment in opportunity-based programs.
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These solutions help guide employees to the mental health care they need.
Employees need different levels of support. Learn about our continuum of care approach.
5 ways to help employees find the behavioral health care they need.
More ways to connect employees to confidential support
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Digital tools to increase access to care
Learn about our strategies for expanding solutions to care for employees and their families, including virtual appointments, apps and digital tools.