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Medicare Beneficiaries In UHC Plans Who Saw High-Value Physicians Had 21% Lower Spending

News | November 25, 2019

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In 2018, Medicare beneficiaries over age 65 with UnitedHealthcare commercial insurance who saw high-value physicians for more than 75% of their care had about 21% lower risk-adjusted spending compared to beneficiaries who saw physicians who were not considered “high-value.” UnitedHealthcare defines a high-value physician as one that meets the quality and cost-efficiency criteria established by…

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