UnitedHealthcare introduces new health care choices in Kansas City

Kansas City-area employers now have the potential to save up to 15% on monthly premiums1 with UnitedHealthcare Core Essential health plans. UnitedHealthcare designed the plans to deliver a new competitive option to Kansas City-area employers seeking more affordable, patient-centered health plans.

The plan service area includes Clay, Jackson and Platte counties in Missouri, and Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas.

Eligible participants have access to 21 hospitals and over 4,000 providers from Saint Luke’s Health System, Children’s Mercy and Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute — all without a referral.

Request a quote starting Oct. 1, 2020. Plans effective Jan. 1, 2021.

For more information, please contact your UnitedHealthcare representative. 


  1. Savings projected at 15% from UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus network. Provider and hospital counts as of Q3 2020.

The UnitedHealthcare Core product is designed to accommodate a limited network of participating physicians, health care professionals, hospitals and facilities ("providers"). Except in emergency situations, members should confirm their provider is participating in this product before receiving services to receive the highest level of benefits. Network status may be determined by calling the number indicated on the health plan ID card or visiting myuhc.com®.

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