Provider networks

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UnitedHealth Premium® Program

The Premium program was developed to provide quality and cost efficiency information about doctors in 16 specialties representing 47 credentialed specialties to help people decide where to go for care. Use these resources to educate your employees about this program and how to identify Premium providers when using “Find a Doctor” on®.

UnitedHealth Premium Program: Engagement Materials

How tiered benefit plans work

Our tiered health plans encourage your employees to choose high value doctors, specialists and facilities by offering a lower office copay. Use this flier to educate employees on how to identify Tier 1 providers when using “Find a Doctor” on

Please check with your UnitedHealthcare sales representative to find out if these programs are available to you.

Other online resources

Employer eServices® is a suite of online tools and resources to help simplify your job – providing secure access to eligibility updates, invoice processing and more.

Log in to Employer eServices

Eligibility Verification for existing employers allows you to make sure you meet participation and eligibility requirements. 

A-Z Directory

Search by program name or topic to find helpful information, materials and resources to help support your employee communication needs.

Questions? We're here to help.

  • If you are an employer: Call your consultant, broker or UnitedHealthcare sales representative.
  • If you are a broker or consultant: Call your UnitedHealthcare sales representative.


The UnitedHealth Premium® designation program is a resource for informational purposes only. Designations are displayed in UnitedHealthcare online physician directories at®. You should always visit for the most current information. Premium designations are a guide to choosing a physician and may be used as one of many factors you consider when choosing a physician. If you already have a physician, you may also wish to confer with him or her for advice on selecting other physicians. You should also discuss designations with a physician before choosing him or her. Physician evaluations have a risk of error and should not be the sole basis for selecting a physician. Please visit for detailed program information and methodologies.

Tier 1 providers may be subject to change, visit® for the most current information or call the number on your health plan ID card.