While Bind is an affiliate of UnitedHealthcare, there is a separate Payer ID and portal for member eligibility, benefits and claims. In order to check information, health care professionals must visit the UnitedHealthcare Shared Services (UHSS) Provider Portal at UHSS.UMR.com — not the UnitedHealthcare Provider Portal.
Until recently, if health care professionals visited the UnitedHealthcare Provider Portal and searched the Bind Payer ID, an error message would display. Now, there are redirect messages enabled that send health care professionals to the UHSS Provider Portal instead.
Here is an example:
If there are questions, call the UHSS Provider Service team at 844-368-6661. For more information on Bind, visit UHCprovider.com/bind.