Settlement Notice and documents for UnitedHealth Group UCR settlement mailed

June 8, 2010

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On April 16, 2010, the Settlement Claims Administrator began mailing the Settlement Notice, claim form and claim form instructions for the UnitedHealth Group UCR settlement to physicians. Physicians will be receiving a plain white mailer with "United Healthcare" written on the bottom and with the return address referencing the Settlement Claims Administrator: United HealthCare Class Action Litigation c/o Berdon Claims Administration LLC, P.O. Box 15000, Jericho, NY 11853-1001. The mailer includes the Settlement Notice, claim form and claim form instructions. More than $350 million is available to compensate physicians and their patients for 15 years of artificially low payments for out-of-network services.

The following key dates are currently included in the settlement that physicians must follow

  • July 27- Deadline for filing objections to the settlement or for opting out of the settlement.
  • September 13- Date for the final settlement hearing to consider any filed objections.
  • October 5- Deadline for filing a claim to share in the settlement fund.

In an effort to help physicians file claims in the record-breaking settlement with UHG, the AAN is encouraging members to consult the following American Medical Association (AMA) resources:

  • Click here to find out if you are eligible to receive. (Go to number 6 on the FAQ).
  • Click here to view the AMA step-by-step guide to maximizing your recovery from the UnitedHealth Group UCR Settlement.
  • Click here to access an AMA FAQ page about the settlement.