SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3 -- UnitedHealthcare, a division of UnitedHealth Group, issued the following news release:
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of California is now available to Medi-Cal beneficiaries in San Diego County.
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan offers health benefit plans for adults and children who may qualify for Medi-Cal. These programs offer comprehensive health coverage - including preventive care, primary care, hospitalization, prescriptions and other services - often at low or no cost.
People enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Community Plans have access to innovative wellness programs, including nurse outreach and support for those who may need additional assistance in managing chronic diseases, and the "Healthy First Steps" program for expectant mothers and newborns.
"This opportunity allows us to provide people in San Diego County with access to affordable, quality health care, particularly preventive care," said Kevin Kandalaft, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of California. "We look forward to engaging with local health and community-based organizations to help improve the health of UnitedHealthcare plan participants in San Diego."
UnitedHealthcare Community Plans are also now available in Sacramento County.
For more information about benefits offered by UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, call 1-866-270-5785,
TTY: 711 or visit uhccommunityplan.com/ca.
UnitedHealthcare serves more than 3.8 million Californians enrolled in employer-sponsored, individual, and Medicare health plans with a network of over 360 hospitals and 100,000 physicians and other care providers statewide.
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 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.
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