In This Issue

Past Newsletters

Local and Other News

Newsletter Subscriptions

Be the first to know about new products, services, health care reform and more by subscribing to our newsletter. Visit our Profile and Preference Center to sign up today.


Register Now for United Advantage Knowledge Institute 101

October 17, 2017

Knowledge Institute 101 engages those new to the health care industry through an entry-level training program, taught from a carrier-neutral perspective.  This course is ideal for those just staring in managed care or making a career transition from property and casualty background.  A three-day classroom training session maximizes awareness of key Managed Care principles,including::

  • Health Care Legislative Review
  • Health Care Cost Drivers
  • Consumer-Driven Health Care
  • Pharmacy Overview
  • Underwriting (Basic and Fully Insured)
  • Network Contracting Strategies
  • Utilization Management

Training Dates: Jan. 22-26, 2018

  • Travel day:  January 22
  • Classroom Training Dates: January 23-25
  • Travel return day: January 26

Dates: Jan. 23-25 , 2018
Location:  New Orleans, La.  
Applicant:  Knowledge Institute 101 is available on a first come, first served basis. A typical attendee profile is someone that is entry-level with limited industry knowledge. You are not required to hold an insurance license but it is required to participate in CE credits*, ranging from 12-30 state approved credit hours.  
Cost: Travel plus hotel expense the agency’s responsibility.  All other program-related expenses will be covered by UnitedHealthcare.
Registration:  To register by Jan. 2, 2018 visit click on Training & Education tab, and choose the “Knowledge Institute 101” link.

Need your United Advantage agency ID number?  Email us at 

*Credits are not available in all states.  Eligibility and number of credits vary by state.

January 1, 2017 PDL Updates

The following updates will take effect for the OptumRx direct Prescription Drug Lists (PDLs) on January 1, 2017. Learn more

New Sales Automation Management Tool

Check out our new Sales Automation Management (SAM). Learn more

UnitedHealth Group News

Visit our newsroom for the latest about programs, reports and initiatives designed to help people live healthier lives.