In 2018, Medicare beneficiaries over age 65 with UnitedHealthcare commercial insurance who saw high-value physicians for more than 75% of their care had about 21% lower risk-adjusted spending compared to beneficiaries who saw physicians who were not considered “high-value.” UnitedHealthcare defines a high-value physician as one that meets the quality and cost-efficiency criteria established by the UnitedHealth Premium Program. Members who saw high-value physicians had 64% fewer inpatient hospital days, and 35% fewer emergency department visits. As a result, their risk-adjusted spending was $95 lower per member per month. These findings were reported . . .