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
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: