HANOVER, N.H., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Iora Health and UnitedHealthcare have established a new network relationship, giving New Hampshire and Vermont residents enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans access to physicians at Iora Health's Dartmouth Health Connect primary care practice in Hanover.
"Iora was founded on the belief that relationships heal, and we have built our teams and approach to care around this foundation," said Duncan Reece, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Iora Health. "We're thrilled to extend our reach and impact by serving UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage members in New Hampshire and Vermont at Dartmouth Health Connect."
This new relationship provides more than 3,000 UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plan participants with access to Iora Health's Dartmouth Health Connect care teams who share UnitedHealthcare's commitment to improving access to quality care, enhancing clinical outcomes, lowering costs of care and creating an exceptional patient experience.
Iora serves thousands of Medicare beneficiaries across the country through its network of primary care practices. The company is focused on delivering world-class patient experience, improving quality outcomes and lowering total medical expenses.
"Iora Health is an important community partner and offers the people served by UnitedHealthcare greater choice and access to quality, cost-effective care," said Mary Snyder, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement in New Hampshire. "We are grateful for the collaborative relationships we share with care providers like Iora Health's Dartmouth Health Connect who are committed to improving the quality and cost of care."
In New Hampshire, UnitedHealthcare serves more than 150,000 people enrolled in Medicare and employer-sponsored/individual health plans with a network of 29 hospitals and more than 6,700 physicians and other care providers statewide.
About Iora Health
Iora Health is building a different kind of health system to deliver high impact relationship based care. With a mission to restore humanity to health care and goal to transform healthcare overall, Iora Health's care model provides extraordinary service to patients to ensure improved health outcomes while lowering overall plan costs. Our patients enjoy the benefits of better access to care, office and non-office based encounters (e.g. phone, text messages, and email), an accessible and transparent medical record, robust educational offerings and transportation when needed. Our practices across the U.S. enjoy the benefits of smaller panel sizes, closer relationships with patients, and the opportunity to lead systemic change in health care delivery while working with a true team. For more information, please visit www.iorahealth.com.
Dartmouth Health Connect is an Iora Health primary care practice located in Hanover, NH.
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 @UHC on Twitter.
Plans are insured through UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or one of its affiliated companies, a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in the plan depends on the plan's contract renewal with Medicare. The provider network may change at any time.
SOURCE Iora Health