UnitedHealthcare is launching initiatives to replace paper checks with electronic payments throughout 2020 and will no longer be sending paper checks for provider payment.*
You will have the option of signing up for Automated Clearing House (ACH)/direct deposit, our preferred method of Virtual Card payment, or to receive a payment (Virtual Card). The only alternative to a Virtual Card is direct deposit. Both of these options allow you to get paid quickly and securely. The electronic payment solutions will roll out in phases throughout the year, with the first phase beginning mid-2020.
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If you are a network or out-of-network provider, please go to UHCprovider.com/payment for more information or to enroll.
Credit card processing fees may apply to Virtual Cards. Please reach out to your merchant processor or financial institution for information on specific terms and costs.
Processing your Virtual Card indicates your consent to receive and accept Virtual Card payments as payment in full from a payer.
Unspent funds for Virtual Cards are subject to state unclaimed property laws.
* In Florida, New Mexico, New York or Oregon out-of-network providers and all Colorado providers have to consent to receive a virtual card payment. Processing of the Virtual Card is your consent to receive and accept it as payment in full from the payer. If you don’t consent, when you receive a Virtual Card, please call the number provided on your Virtual Card payment to arrange an alternative payment method.
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