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Program Resources and Administrative Protocols

The UnitedHealthcare Laboratory Benefit Management Program was developed to help improve the quality of outpatient laboratory services, support evidence-based guidelines for patient care and lower costs for our members. Key components of the program include:

  • A high-performing, lower cost network of laboratories that helps provide consistent clinical practices and cost-efficiency.
  • Clinical policies that more closely tie evidence-based guidelines to laboratory test orders to support appropriate utilization
  • An online Physician Decision Support tool to help make it easier for ordering care providers to choose the right tests and laboratories for our members

Additional Resources