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Optum Care medical professionals

Affiliate with us

Do you want to bring the joy back to your practice? We can help you:

  • Keep your independence
  • Grow your patient base
  • Obtain strong negotiation power with payers
  • Have headache-free credentialing 
  • Streamline the delegated credentialing process

We're a strong partner with a shared vision

Working with Optum as an independent practice organization (IPA) partner, you'll be provided with the necessary tools to: 

  • Improve patient outcomes
  • Secure the future success of your practice
  • Increase your negotiating strength with payers

Plus, the Optum support structure allows you to keep your independence and autonomy related to the delivery of compassionate patient care, while improving the overall quality of life for you and your family.

Our staff works together

When our patients visit us, they get more than a familiar face. They get the best of both worlds: local care with the capabilities, experience and breakthrough research of a national team.


A day in the life: Kristen Newsom, MD

"It's challenging for physicians still trying to do solo practice. It's become burdensome. My vision is: we're strong together." – Dr. Kristen N.


Consider other options


Become an Optum provider

We're looking for like-minded clinicians who want to join an established care team.


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