It's easy. Just look for the stars.
When it's time to choose a doctor, picking a name off a
list can be hard. Sure, you can find one who's nearby, but this
is your health. You want to know which doctors stand out. How
does one doctor compare to the rest?
The UnitedHealth Premium program helps you choose with
confidence — just look for the stars. They identify physicians
who meet quality and cost-efficiency guidelines for care.
UnitedHealthcare awards one star to physicians who
meet national standards for quality care.
UnitedHealthcare awards a second star to physicians
who meet local area benchmarks for cost-efficient use of
resources in delivering health care.
UnitedHealth Premium Two-Star Physicians
Two-star physicians have been recognized for providing quality and cost-efficient care to their patients, which are displayed on myuhc.com and in other provider directories.
Your health care, your choice.
To find a UnitedHealth Premium physician near you, simply launch the search tool and look for the
stars. The UnitedHealth Premium program is available in 145 markets* and evaluates quality in 21 specialty areas:
- Cardiology - Electrophysiology
- Cardiology - Interventional
- Family Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Infectious Disease
- Neurosurgery - Spine
- Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Orthopaedics - General
- Orthopaedics - Hand
- Orthopaedics - Foot/Ankle
- Orthopaedics - Hip/Knee
- Orthopaedics - Shoulder/Elbow
- Orthopaedics - Spine
Find a specialty center that meets
national medical standards for quality care.
The UnitedHealth Premium program also evaluates
facilities that specialize in the following types of care:
- Total joint and spine
- Congenital heart disease
If you're looking for a specialty center to provide care
in one of these areas, just look for the stars:
| ||Three-Star Quality |
| ||Two-Star Quality |
| || One-Star Quality |
If the facility is evaluated for cost-efficiency, it will be identified as
"higher efficiency," "average efficiency" or "lower
efficiency" in addition to the quality designation.
Launch the search tool now
* Not available in all geographic regions. Please visit
myuhc.com to find out if UnitedHealth Premium is available in