UW Health Transplant and UnitedHealthcare Members

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Referring Physicians

We encourage physicians to refer patients that may benefit from this newly established contract.

How to refer patients

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UW Health has signed a contract with UnitedHealthcare which allows UnitedHealthcare members access to our transplant services beginning immediately.


Important information about this contract:

  • The UnitedHealthcare products included in this contract are United Choice, United Choice Plus and United Options PPO.
  • All lines of business for UnitedHealthcare have access to the UW Health Transplant Program through the OptumHealth agreement (including Medicare replacement plans, Deere Premier, etc.)
  • This agreement allows access before and/or after the evaluation and listing period, as well as post-transplant beyond one year, including heart failure/transplant cardiology services.
  • Patients who had their transplant elsewhere can transition their post-transplant care to the UW Health Transplant Program as of May 1, 2015. 

Multiple Listings


All transplant patients, whether new patients or those who are currently on the national wait list, have the option to list at multiple transplant centers. By doing so, patients may have better access to a suitable organ. Learn more about multiple listings