NGHS/United Healthcare: One year later

As of tomorrow, it will have been a year since United Healthcare policyholders found themselves “out of network” with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS). And there has apparently been little movement in some time in trying to agree on a new contract.

Officials with both the health system and United have not commented on where things stand as the one-year anniversary approached.

NGHS stll has a special website dedicated to the negotiations but as of late Monday night it had not been updated since January – the last posting declaring that negotiations “have ceased.” United Healthcare Negotiations – Northeast Georgia Health System (

For its part, the last communication from United came in December. Network Negotiations with Northeast Georgia Health System | UnitedHealthcare (