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Helping health insurance brokers find clients better care

Optum offers access to one of the largest networks in the country with more than 88,000 doctors and 2,000 neighborhood clinics serving over 23 million people.


Why choose Optum?

Personalized, coordinated care

Every Optum doctor is held accountable for delivering the highest standard of care. Our teams take the time to explain everything carefully and guide your clients through their choices.

If a specialist is needed, we’ll connect your clients to the right one and share important health details.

Focus on overall health

We go beyond caring for patients just when they're sick. We help connect patients to communities that support overall health, including:

  • Online or in-person classes
  • Exercise and recreational programs

Caring for the whole person

Our care teams offer a unique approach. It combines the latest scientific information with a focus on the whole person. According to the Better Medicare Alliance 2022 State of Medicare Advantage Report, this results in: 

  • Fewer hospital admissions
  • Shorter nursing home stays
  • Fewer re-hospitalizations

Nine out of 10 patients would tell a friend to see their Optum doctor.*

Value-driven care

Optum helps our providers incorporate value-based care (VBC) delivery models into their day-to-day practices. Our care teams focus on preventive care so patients get the care they need, when they need it. By focusing on providing the right care for better health, we help keep costs down for our patients. 

How does Optum help you succeed?

  • Search for primary care providers that fit your criteria
  • Match each patient with the right doctor in minutes
  • Onboard clients with roadmaps and timelines to show them what’s next
  • Get support from local marketing teams for educational and sales activities
  • Shareable educational and sales materials

Providers and payers: The impact of value-based care partnerships

As the health care system evolves, value-based care (VBC) partnerships between payers and providers are becoming increasingly important. Learn how Optum is partnering with payers to drive greater value in health care.

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Optum and Medicare Advantage

Find out how Optum helps your clients get better health care at lower costs.

*This is according to Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey results for patient visits from July 2022 to June 2023.