September 29, 2023

More patients may be coming to your practice

Last modified: Nov. 22, 2023
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On Jan. 1, 2024, we’ll be providing benefits for FedEx employees nationwide. This means that you may notice an increase in patients who can access a suite of UnitedHealthcare, Surest and Optum plans and benefits.

What this means for you

Beginning Jan. 1, 2024, you may see an increase in patients who now have access to the following:


Not familiar with Surest?

  • Surest is now a UnitedHealthcare company 
  • If you participate in commercial UnitedHealthcare Benefit Plans, you automatically participate in Surest Benefit Plans
  • Services provided to Surest customers are reimbursed according to your agreement’s commercial payment appendix 

Recognizing the Surest member ID card

Surest member ID card sample front
Surest member ID card sample back

Sample member ID card for illustration only; actual information will vary depending on payer, plan and other requirements.

Learn more about Surest

Questions? We’re here to help

  • Chat with a live service advocate when you sign in to the UnitedHealthcare Provider Portal Contact Us page, 7 a.m.–7 p.m. CT, Monday–Friday
  • Surest Provider Services 844-368-6661
  • UnitedHealthcare Provider Services 877-842-3210


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