UnitedHealthcare Participants gain access to North Cypress Medical Center

People enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual health benefit plans will have access to North Cypress Medical Center facilities in northwest Harris County beginning Feb. 1, 2013.

North Cypress Medical Center is a comprehensive general acute care hospital serving the greater northwest area of Harris and adjacent counties. The medical center includes a fully staffed and licensed emergency room, outpatient imaging and laboratory services.

“We look forward to working with UnitedHealthcare to provide its plan participants with world-class services in a patient-friendly environment,” says Robert A. Behar, M.D., chairman of the board and CEO of North Cypress Medical Center. “Our new network relationship with UnitedHealthcare will benefit more Houston-area patients, and we welcome the opportunity to serve them.”

“North Cypress Medical Center is an important addition to our care provider network, giving UnitedHealthcare plan customers greater choice and access to state-of-the-art facilities,” says Dave Milich, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual of South Texas.

UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, serves more than 3.8 million Texans with a care provider network of more than 500 hospitals and 48,000 physicians and care professionals statewide.