People Enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Benefit Plans Now Have Access to Gilbert Hospital

Gilbert Hospital, a wholly owned subsidiary of New Vision Health, and UnitedHealthcare have established a new network relationship, giving people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored, individual, Medicare and Medicaid health plans access to Gilbert Hospital and physicians.

 

Gilbert Hospital’s physicians and other health care providers are committed to improving access to quality care, enhancing clinical outcomes, lowering costs of care and creating an exceptional patient experience for East Valley residents in Arizona.

 

“Gilbert Hospital and UnitedHealthcare will work together to enhance and improve access to critical health services for more of our patients at Gilbert Hospital,” said New Vision Health CEO Dennis Rutherford, CPA, CGMA. “This new relationship with UnitedHealthcare will have a positive impact on its plan participants who live and work in Gilbert and the surrounding communities.”

 

“Gilbert Hospital is an important provider of health care services in Gilbert, offering patients and their families’ greater choice and access to quality, cost-effective care,” said Dave Allazetta, CEO of UnitedHealthcare in Arizona.

 

In Arizona, UnitedHealthcare serves nearly 2 million people enrolled in individual, employer- sponsored, Medicare and Medicaid health plans with a network of 96 hospitals and more than 26,000 physicians and other care providers statewide.

About Gilbert Hospital

Located at 5656 S. Power Rd., a half mile south of Ray Rd., Gilbert Hospital is licensed as an acute-care general hospital with 24/7 services including emergency, expanded in-patient including ICU; diagnostic imaging; pharmacy; laboratory, and surgical services. Gilbert Hospital provides health care services to the communities located throughout the East and Southeast valley. Initial evaluations of all emergency room patients by a physician begin within 31 minutes of arrival. For more information visit Gilbert Hospital at http:www.gilberter.com or follow on Twitter @gilberthospital.

 

About New Vision Health

New Vision Health, LLC is a hospital management company that provides services to Gilbert Hospital and Florence Hospital at Anthem. Its health care executive management team has a number of highly-experienced leaders, including Dennis Rutherford, CPA, CHFP, CGMA, Chief Executive Office; Lou Schroeder, Chief Financial Officer, and Kim Casillas, BSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer.

 

About UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @myUHC on Twitter.

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