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United Healthcare Optum Cancer Resource Center ?

5 years 4 months ago #48568 by MadLove
Has any had experience with United Healthcare special services benefits for cancer managed through Optum? It's a voluntary participation program through our insurance that suggests improved patient care and reduced out of pocket expenses because one of their nurses will coordinate care.

We are currently working directly with a Center of Excellence which is an in network provider and have full confidence in the patient care currently being provided.

Signing up for the Optum services seems to have the potential to introduce delay or reductions in treatment if Optum has oversight.

Any feedback would be much appreciated.

Husband's journey:
01/2015 1st cystoscopy
03&04/2015 TURBTs-CIS
07/2015 Finished BCGx6
08/2015 biopsy-BENIGN!
10/2015 Finished BCGx3
12/2015 Cysto, redness
01/2016 TURBT, Benign
04/2016 Cysto
05/2016 Finished BCGx3
07&11/2016 Cysto's
1/2017 Finished BCGx3
2/2017 Cysto, redness
3/2017 TURBT, Cysto...

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