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Area of Expertise

The Area of Expertise tab, in the Find a Provider search on myuhc.com can make it easy for patients to find specialized services.

How We Identify Specialized Services

We look for an area of expertise service evidence in historical claim data or verify via a primary source (i.e., National Technical Information Service (NTIS) database for data-waivered providers), to determine appropriate directory display of Area of Expertise services.

Where to Find It

After a member signs in to myuhc.com, they can select Find a Provider to search for a care provider in the online provider directory. The Area of Expertise tab will display specialized services of care that are distinct from the practicing specialty.

Viewing Your Specialized Services

If you’d like to review the information we’ve added to your profile:

  1. Go to UHCprovider.com.
  2.  Click the “Find Dr.” icon.
  3.  Click the “Search for a Provider” tile, then "Medical Directory", then choose a plan.
  4.  Check the location at the top of the page and change it to your correct city and state.
  5.  Type your name in the search bar and click on the “Area of Expertise” tab.

To opt-out of displaying this information in the directory, you may submit a request to hpdemo@uhc.com with the information below.

Please update directory indicator(s) to “No” for [list all services you wish to exclude/remove from directory depiction]:

Care Provider/[Your] Name:__________________________________________________

NPI:_______________________________ TIN:___________________________________

We’re Here to Help

If you have questions, call your Network Management contact. To find your local contact, go to uhc.com and select your state.