UnitedHealthcare's Massive Walkback on Transparency in Coverage Data
This month, Serif Health digs deeper into UnitedHealthcare's MRF files posted since last August. While UHC 'complies' with the price transparency rules with their postings, UnitedHealthcare is systematically reducing the data in those postings, and for a common use case, 70% fewer prices can be located in their files than were accessible in August. This reduction in data volume means in-network providers' rates can no longer be located in the MRF, and this is happening in every nationwide network file posted by UHC. If these data reductions continue, UHC TiC postings will become effectively useless. Read on for more!