UnitedHealthcare’s uBundle Helps Employers Save On Medical Premiums

UnitedHealthcare has recently introduced uBundle, a new benefits savings program that enables employers across the country to save up to 4 percent on medical premiums when combining a UnitedHealthcare medical plan with specialty benefits such as dental, vision, life, disability or supplemental health coverage.

Eligible employers with UnitedHealthcare medical benefits can reduce their medical premiums by adding various specialty plans, also known as ancillary coverage, including dental, 2 percent savings; vision, 0.5 percent savings; life and supplemental life, 0.5 percent savings; supplemental health (accident, critical illness or hospital indemnity), 0.5 percent savings; and disability, 0.25 to 0.5 percent savings.

The program can translate to significant savings for employers. For an employer with 500 employees and a traditional health plan, the first-year savings can reach nearly $200,000.
“UnitedHealthcare’s whole-person approach to health is making a meaningful difference for the more than 32 million Americans we serve with specialty benefits, with uBundle adding cost savings and a simplified administrative process for employers,” said Tom Wiffler, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Specialty Benefits. “More than 80 percent of employees say having specialty benefit plans is important to them, so uBundle makes it easier and more cost-effective for employers to offer this type of coverage.”

uBundle helps employers provide their employees with a more competitive benefit package, while promoting a whole-person approach to health and well-being. Employers benefit from a simplified administrative experience, including one dedicated account team across their benefit plans, a single eligibility and implementation process and one self-service website.
Employees with both UnitedHealthcare medical benefits and specialty plans can benefit from Bridge2Health, an integrated health benefits program that uses data to enable clinical interventions and monitor care effectiveness, helping stay ahead of health events and connecting the dots to better health.

Companies that combine medical coverage with specialty benefits through a single health care company can help improve health outcomes, drive productivity and reduce costs. For instance, the program helped produce medical savings of more than $1,450 per referral following a disability claim.

For more information, visit www.uhc.com.

—Submitted by UnitedHealthcare

Anton Media Staff
In addition to its arts and entertainment publication Long Island Weekly, Anton Media Group publishes 16 community newspapers, several magazines, specialty publications and websites. With brands dating back to 1877, Anton has a commitment to deliver trusted and relevant content to the communities it serves.

Leave a Reply

Discover

Sponsor

Latest

UBS Arena Introduces New Culinary Offerings To Celebrate Isles’ 50 Years

UBS Arena, the state of the art sports and entertainment venue that’s home of the New York Islanders Hockey Club, and exclusive hospitality partner...

Is The MTA Serious About Funding LIRR Port Jefferson Branch Electrification?

The MTA announced that the next 20-Year Capital Needs Plan Assessment (2025-44) will be completed by October 1, 2023. They said “Engaging with the...

The Gerrymander Factor

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, I attended the public hearing on redistricting at the Hempstead Town Hall in Nassau County. This was one of the...

One Tooth At A Time

“Floral Park feels like a Hallmark town,” said Dr. Cristina Georgescu, co-owner of the newly opened pediatric dentistry office, Smile Starters. “Everyone is so...

Kiton Unveils New Seasonal Line At VIP Fashion Show

On Sept. 8, Italian luxury tailoring brand Kiton held a fashion show to present items from its new collection, at Toku Restaurant located in...

Get Updates Via Email

Enter your email to be updated with all the latest news and special announcements.

x