Last modified: June 1, 2021
Application Programming Interfaces — more commonly known as API — provide free, secure and efficient ways to seamlessly exchange data.
APIs pave the way for interoperability, which includes accessing and exchanging data in real time. With an API, you can automate transactions on a time table you set, and transfer the data to your practice management system, proprietary software or any format you prefer. This can help reduce the burden of administrative tasks and simplify your workflow.
Transaction types available:
API requires technical coordination with your IT department, software vendor or clearinghouse. UnitedHealthcare provides direct onboarding and support in coordination with Optum’s technical team.