NHRMC Physician Group and UnitedHealthcare Renew Network Relationship

February 27, 2015

WILMINGTON, NC (Feb. 26, 2015) — NHRMC Physician Group and UnitedHealthcare have renewed their network relationship, giving people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare individual, employer-sponsored and Medicare plans continued in-network access to all primary care physicians and specialists across the group’s 32 locations in southeastern North Carolina. This will enable UnitedHealthcare and NHRMC Physician Group to further their collaboration as the delivery of health care continues to evolve.

“We are delighted our physician providers and UnitedHealthcare have renewed their relationship,” said John Gizdic, president of NHRMC Physician Group. “With this commitment in place, our care providers’ focus will remain on what matters most, which is delivering high-quality care to our patients.”

“NHRMC physicians are important providers of health care services, and this renewed network relationship lays the foundation for future collaboration on health issues that matter to our plan participants,” said Garland Scott, CEO, UnitedHealthcare of the Carolinas. “Our continued work together gives individuals and families access to critical health services in their local community.”

About NHRMC Physician Group NHRMC Physician Group is committed to providing the highest quality health care to residents of southeastern North Carolina, with nearly 200 providers in both primary care and specialty fields. Services include urology, oncology, cardiology, neurology, maxillofacial surgery, geriatrics, endocrinology, psychiatry, urgent care, pediatric specialties, care for hospitalized patients provided by a team of hospitalists, gastroenterology, an endoscopy center, women's health services and midwifery. NHRMC Physician Group practices are located throughout southeastern North Carolina.

About UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the healthcare 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 850,000 physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. Globally, UnitedHealthcare serves 45 million people in health benefits and 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 @myUHC on Twitter.