UnitedHealthcare renews network relationship with Northwestern Medical Group in Illinois

UnitedHealthcare and Northwestern Medical Group have renewed their multi-year relationship to ensure network access to Illinois residents enrolled in UnitedHealthcare commercial and Medicare Advantage health plans. Members will continue to have network access to all 1,700 Northwestern Medical Group physicians, including 200 Primary Care Physicians. 

Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, over 1.5 million UnitedHealthcare plan participants will have continued access to the Northwestern Medical system, as well as new access to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medical Group and physicians through UnitedHealthcare Core and Navigate® products.

“Our priority is ensuring the people we serve have access to quality, cost effective health care,” said Colleen Van Ham, CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Illinois. “Northwestern Medical Group is an important provider and we are pleased to renew our relationship on behalf of the people we serve in Illinois.”

For more information, contact your UnitedHealthcare representative.