Settlement Notice and documents for UnitedHealth Group UCR settlement mailed

June 8, 2010


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.