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Contact Information:

Optum Headquarters
13625 Technology Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
1-866-386-3404
info@optum.com

United Behavioral Health
425 Market Street, 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

UnitedHealth Group
PO Box 1459
Minneapolis, MN 55440-1459
(800) 328-5979
www.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Important Note Regarding Site Content

The information and content (collectively "Content") on this website (the "Site") is for your general educational information only. This Site does not knowingly post or publishes health content that either contains false or misleading claims or promotes ineffective or dangerous products. This site does not accept advertising or sponsorship. We do not have a financial or business relationship to any of the sites to which we link unless otherwise stated.

In compliance with the Optum Editorial Board and Content Management Policy we staff and maintain a content editorial board that meets semi-annually at a minimum. Content and links are managed via guidance from the Editorial Board and reviewed annually for currency, engagement, accessibility, appropriateness, and accuracy. The Editorial Board is chaired by the Vice President of Content Strategy and Cross Product Solutions or designee. The LAWW Content Editor is a permanent board member. Other board members are Optum Specialty Networks behavioral health employees, selected by the chair for two-year terms from the following areas; Clinical Operations, Quality Improvement, Consumer Affairs, Account Management, and Product (Behavioral Health, Employee Assistance Program, Work Life). The current members of the Editorial Board are:

L. Hatch

Board Chair, Sr. Director, Content

M. Westrum

Content Editor, Liveandworkwell

A. Jacobs

Ph.D., Vice President, Behavioral Strategy & Analytics

S. Carpenter

Director of Consumer and Family Affairs

F. Azocar

Vice President, Research and Evaluation

P. Leary

Director, Gen Mgt, Specialty Networks

K. Damewood

Clinical Quality Analyst, Optum Population Health Management

B. Condit

Director, Behavioral Health Clinical Product

S. Johnson

Product Manager, Behavioral Health

P. Ivory

Director, Behavioral Content, Clinical Product

M.B. Galey

Behavioral Health, Client Services

J. Conley

Behavioral Health Experience Office

In compliance with the United Behavioral Health Policy, all Optum clinical personnel who use their professional clinical credentials within the context of their job responsibilities, are to be currently licensed in their respective discipline, and/or are to possess a current certificate or registration from a professional credentialing board in the United States. Primary source verification of required licenses and certifications is
conducted at any point that a change in license status is detected, and within 30 days after expiration or every 12 months.

In compliance with the UnitedHealth Group conflict of interest policy employees may not engage in any activities, including outside employment, that conflict or appear to conflict with their responsibilities to and interest of UnitedHealth Group. This Policy sets forth UnitedHealth Group's requirement that employees avoid conflicts of interest and outlines the process and requirements for disclosing and addressing potential conflicts. This Policy is applicable to all authors as well.

Accreditation Information:

NCQA Accreditation

Optum has received the following NCQA Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organization Accreditations:

  • United Behavioral Health dba Optum
  • OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions of California

 

About NCQA

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality everywhere. Since 1990, NCQA has assessed and reported on the quality of the nation's managed care plans. The information they provide is designed to help consumers and employers make more informed decisions about their health care. To learn more, visit their website here http://www.ncqa.org

URAC Accreditation

Optum has received the following accreditations:

  • URAC Health Utilization Management Accreditations:
    • Optum Behavioral
    • OptumHealth - Minnesota
    • OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions of California
  • URAC Health Web Site Accreditation:
    • United Behavioral Health

 

To learn more about URAC and its programs and accreditations, visit http://www.urac.org.

The inclusion of links to other web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on the web sites or any association with their operators. This site provides health information designed to complement and enhance your personal health management. It does not provide medical advice or other health services. It is not meant to replace professional advice or imply coverage of specific clinical services or products. The information featured in this site is general in nature and is not a substitute for professional health care. If you have specific health care needs, consult an appropriate health care professional.

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URAC

To learn more about URAC and its programs and accreditations, visit the link above.

NCQA

To learn more about NCQA and its programs and accreditations, visit the link above.