UnitedHealthcare Specialty Benefits has taken several steps to help members access care, provide financial relief and ensure collaboration endures beyond these extraordinary times. As the environment remains dynamic, UnitedHealthcare will continue to update COVID FAQs so you have access to the latest information.

For Employers:

  • Extension of COVID-19 renewal program: UnitedHealthcare is extending the commitment to renew at existing rates or better for groups with 2-499 eligible lives until December 31, 2020. This applies to fully insured Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability and Supplemental Health* plans. Details here.
  • Reduction in dental premium: UnitedHealthcare Dental is providing a 50%, 1-month premium reduction in July–reflected on June invoices.

For Providers:

  • Enhanced reimbursement rates for dental care providers: In-network dentists enrolled in electronic payments will receive increases between $5 and $10 for certain services related to routine exams, emergency services and initial evaluations for children and adults. UnitedHealthcare Dental contracted providers may be eligible to gain access to a portion of UnitedHealthcare Dental’s $10 million COVID-19 relief package.