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Phoenix Children's and United Healthcare Reach Agreement


PHOENIX (June 1, 2023) – Phoenix Children’s and United Healthcare announced the two organizations reached a multi-year agreement yesterday, ensuring families the organizations mutually serve have continued, uninterrupted access to the care they need.

“As Arizona’s only comprehensive pediatric health system, Phoenix Children’s is proud to provide the high quality healthcare families in our community deserve,” said Robert L. Meyer, President and CEO of Phoenix Children’s. “We will work tirelessly to ensure our agreements with payers align with the needs of our patient families as we build the network of care our growing community will need in the future.”

“Our top priority throughout the negotiation was ensuring children have access to quality health care from the doctors and care providers they know and trust, and this agreement accomplishes that goal,” said Heather Kane, CEO, UnitedHealthcare of Arizona and New Mexico.

Phoenix Children’s will continue to offer comprehensive pediatric healthcare services for United Healthcare members, including inpatient care, outpatient care, physician and ancillary providers, imaging, laboratory tests, surgery, emergency department care, specialty and urgent care centers, as well as other Phoenix Children’s facilities and services. 

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