On May 9, 2019, UnitedHealthcare launched a new bundled payment for maternity care for expectant mothers enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored health plans. The program is live in New Jersey and Texas with Lifeline Medical Associates in New Jersey and Privia Medical Group – Gulf Coast in Texas. UnitedHealthcare intends to expand the program with up to 20 more provider organizations by December 2019. The bundled payment reimburses a provider organization or hospital for a defined episode of care (EOC), such as prenatal, delivery and postpartum services, under a single fee or payment. The program includes a retroactive bundled payment, covering . . .
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