Unity Health Plans Insurance and Gundersen Health Plan Merger Approved

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Sauk City, Wisconsin - Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation and Gundersen Health Plan announced today that the two companies have closed the merger agreement.


Boards of Directors of both companies have unanimously approved the Agreements after recently clearing the regulatory process.


Unity Health Insurance, an affiliate of UW Health, and Gundersen Health Plan, a subsidiary of Gundersen Health System, will be operated by a consolidated management team, with exciting changes that will benefit our members and customers to be announced in the future.


As a consolidated organization, customers will continue to be serviced from existing health plan offices located in Middleton, Onalaska and Sauk City, Wis. Customers should call their respective health plan as they do today.


About the Organizations

  • Formed in 1994, Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation, an affiliate of UW Health, provides community-based managed care products and services to more than 186,000 members throughout 21 counties in southwestern Wisconsin. Unity Health Insurance focuses on community-based health care and direct access to UW Health, a world-class academic medical center.
  • Founded in 1995, and with more than 83,000 members in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa, Gundersen Health Plan is a non-profit subsidiary of Gundersen Health System. With an extensive provider network, Gundersen Health Plan offers a variety of plans, including its five-star-rated Senior Preferred HMO, to meet the needs of the communities they serve.

Date Published: 05/04/2016

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