UnitedHealthcare nursing home plans and assisted living plans are Medicare Advantage Institutional Special Needs Plans. These protocols are only applicable to primary care providers (PCPs), nurse practitioners (NP), and physician assistants (PA) who participate in the network for the nursing home plan and/or the assisted living plan care team, which includes both an onsite advance practice clinician (ARNP/PA) and a registered nurse (RN) who cooperate with and are bound by these additional protocols.
If these protocols conflict with other protocols in connection with any matter pertaining to UnitedHealthcare Nursing Home Plan or Assisted Living Plan members, these protocols apply, unless statutes and regulations dictate otherwise.
As the PCP, you cooperate with and are bound by these additional protocols:
The nursing home plan NP, PA, and/or assisted living plan care team member (i.e., RN or ARNP/PA), must follow these additional protocols: