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UnitedHealthcare and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Reach Agreement

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UnitedHealthcare and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System have reached a two-year agreement that will keep all Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System hospitals and physicians in UnitedHealthcare’s network for commercial and Medicare Advantage health plans.

The new contract is effective October 15, 2016, ensuring members enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored plans do not experience any interruption in their in-network benefits coverage for services received at SRHS hospitals or physicians. The agreement includes 350 physicians in the Medical Group of the Carolinas and all four SRHS hospitals, and Ellen Sagar Skilled Nursing Center. The new contract also establishes a new agreement between the parties for Medicare Advantage plans.

“We appreciate our relationship with UnitedHealthcare and look forward to working with them in the future efforts to bring greater value to the upstate community,” said Paul Butler, senior vice president of business relations and sales for Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. “We would like to thank our patients, employers, brokers and community leaders for their support throughout this process and are honored to continue to provide quality and affordable healthcare to UnitedHealthcare members.”

Should you have any questions, e-mail us at WorkingToKeepYouCovered@SRHS.com.

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) offers a full spectrum of services through four hospitals: Spartanburg Medical Center (Spartanburg), Pelham Medical Center (Greer), Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care (Spartanburg) and Union Medical Center (Union). SRHS includes Ellen Sagar Nursing Center, a 113-bed long-term care, skilled nursing facility that offers nursing care and rehabilitation services in Union. SRHS provides unparalleled cancer care through the Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute in Spartanburg, Greer, Union and Gaffney. The multidisciplinary Medical Group of the Carolinas has more than 300 physicians across seven counties in two states. SRHS employs nearly 6,000 associates and offers outpatient surgery centers, a vibrant post-acute division and a Level I Trauma Center. U.S. News and World Report ranked Spartanburg Medical Center the No. 1 regional hospital in South Carolina in 2014-15. Spartanburg Medical Center was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac SurgeryTM by Healthgrades in 2016 and is in the top 5 percent in the nation for cardiac surgery. The Commission on Cancer gave Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute its Outstanding Achievement Award.

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