Committed to serving New Yorkers

Community & State is the business segment of UnitedHealthcare that provides health care coverage for beneficiaries of Medicaid and other government health care programs. These health plans operate locally as UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.

It’s our privilege to work within the New York healthcare system and the New York State Department of Health to help people live healthier lives.

UnitedHealthcare Community & State has in-depth experience and knowledge of the New York market. We live here. We work here. Our strong local presence enables us to see the opportunities as well as the issues, so we can deliver effective solutions to address the specific needs of New York.

We are proud to serve children, expectant mothers, seniors, people with disabilities, and others eligible for Medicaid and CHIP through UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New York. 

Thank you,
Daniel Benardette
CEO – UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New York

Emphasizing person-centered care to improve population health

Our person-centered approach starts by building a trusting relationship with individuals and their families. Our services address both physical and behavioral needs, and our care is highly coordinated, eliminating duplication of services. We work to empower our members to be active participants in their own health. And we work to remove any barriers that stand in the way.

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Supporting provider and community transformation to benefit all community partners and promote pay for value

We bring together local care providers, community leaders and neighborhood social programs to help people meet the full spectrum of their wellness needs. And in the process, we are helping entire communities strengthen their physical, social and economic health.

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Containing costs for program sustainability

At UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, we care for the individual and the many through transformative provider and community partnerships, which results in program sustainability.

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Advancing health equity

At UnitedHealthcare Community & State, we’re committed to making the health care system work better for everyone. One important way we do this is by working to address disparities that prevent people from living their healthiest lives.  We partner with local and national organizations to gather and evaluate data, design innovative programs, and invest in communities across the country with the goal of closing gaps and improving health equity.  The New York Health Plan has demonstrated this commitment by achieving Health Equity Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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Helping people live healthier lives

Our mission is to help people live healthier lives. Our role is to make health care work for everyone. Leveraging the experience and wealth of resources at UnitedHealthcare, we are focused on helping the health system be more efficient, more effective and proactive in addressing member’s health and wellness. 

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Health equity accreditation

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New York was awarded the Health Equity Accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for meeting or exceeding rigorous requirements for health equity. NCQA is the National Committee for Quality Assurance, a private, nonprofit organization that Accredits and Certifies a wide range of health care organizations. Read more about this award. 

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