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Optum Accepted Insurance Plans Guide

New York Insurance Plans

(If you are a New Jersey patient, click here for accepted insurance)

Participating insurance plans 2023 print version

Optum Urgent Care insurance plans

Optum accepts most major insurances, including:
  • *AETNA: HMO, Health Network Only HMO, Select EPO, Open Access Elect Choice EPO, Quality Point of Serivce, Managed Choice POS, Open Access Managed Choice POS, Choice POS II, Health Network Option, Open Choice PPO, Aexcel, Signature Administrators, Aetna Premier Care Network (APCN), Aetna High Performance Network, Medicare HMO and PPO Group Plans (Individual MA Plans in select counties), Local 1199.
  • **AFFINITY by MOLINA HEALTHCARE: Medicaid Managed Care, Child Health Plus, Essential Plans (Excludes Molina Healthcare Plus – HARP)
  • *CDPHP: Commercial Plans (Excludes Medicare plans, Essential Plans, Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus & Medicaid)
  • CENTIVO: Focus Plan
  • CIGNA: HMO, POS, PPO, EPO, Oscar, Cigna True Choice Medicare PPO (Effective January 1, 2023 – Includes Cigna True Choice Medicare PPO Plans: Access, Courage, Plus, Savings)
  • CONNECTICARE: PAR through Emblem Health Prime Network
  • CONSUMER HEALTH NETWORK (CHN)
  • COVENTRY: PPO (Through First Health)
  • EMBLEMHEALTH Insurance Company (formerly HIPIC): Prime Network, Bridge Network (Excludes Select Care Network & Millenium Network)
  • EMBLEM HEALTH PLAN, Inc (formerly GHI):CBP Network, HMO, EPO, PPO, Bridge Network, Medicare PPO
  • EMPIRE BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD: HMO, PPO, EPO, Connection Network, Blue Access Network, Medicare Advantage/MediBlue (HMO, PPO, DSNP, Select), HealthPlus Gatekeeper, HealthPlus (Medicaid, CHP, Essential Plan, HARP) (Excludes Blue Priority Networks)
  • FIDELIS:Medicaid Managed Care, Child Health Plus, Essential Plans, HealthierLife (HARP), Qualified Health Plans (Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum) (Excludes Wellcare by Fidelis Medicare Advantage & Dual Advantage Plans)
  • FIRST HEALTH: PPO, Coventry PPO
  • GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE: HMO & PPO
  • HEALTHFIRST: Medicaid Managed Care, Child Health Plus, Personal Wellness Plan (HARP), Basic Health Plan, Essential Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, Qualified Health Plans, Commercial Plans, Dual Advantage Plans, Medicaid Advantage Plus
  • HIP: Prime Network (Includes Child Health Plus, Vyrtra, Connecticare), Enhanced Care Prime Network (Medicaid Plans) (Excludes VIP Bold Network, VIP Prime Nework, VIP Reserve Network, Millenium Network, Select Care Network)
  • HUMANA: Medicare Network PFFS, Medicare HMO &  Medicare PPO, Medicare Humana Choice Partnered (PPO)
  • MAGNACARE: Includes Brighton Health Plan Solutions
  • MEDICARE: Traditional (Includes Railroad Retirees), Aetna Medicare HMO and PPO Group Plans (Individual MA Plans in select counties) Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage/MediBlue (HMO, PPO, DSNP, Select), GHI Medicare PPO, MVP, Partners Health Plan, AARP Medicare Advantage Plans HMO & PPO (Excludes Mosaic), UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO & PPO, UHC Medicare Advantage Plan 1, 3 & 4, UHC Medicare Advantage Patriot Regional PPO, UHC Community Plan Dual Complete, Medicare Network PFFS, Medicare HMO & Medicare PPO, Medicare Humana Choice Partnered (PPO), Cigna True Choice Medicare PPO (Effective January 1, 2023 – Includes Cigna True Choice Medciare PPO Plans: Access, Courage, Plus, Savings) (Excludes CDPHP, HIP and WellCare)
  • MULTIPLAN: PPO Only
  • *MVP: Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid (Excludes Essential Plan and Premier Individual)
  • Northwell Direct Network
  • NYSHIP: Empire Plan
  • Oscar: PAR through Cigna
  • OXFORD: Freedom and Liberty (Excludes Non-AARP Medicare Plans and Metro Network)
  • PARTNERS HEALTH PLAN: Commercial and Medicare
  • PHCS: PPO Only
  • TRICARE: East, West, US Family Health Prime, Martins Point, Overseas, TriCare for Life Health Insurance
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE:EPO, HMO, POS, HMO Plus, PPO (Includes Choice Plus, Select Plus), Nexus ACO, AARP Medicare Advantage Plans HMO & PPO (Excludes Mosaic), UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO & PPO, UHC Medicare Advantage Plan 1, 3 & 4, UHC Medicare Advantage Patriot Regional PPO, UHC Community Plan Dual Complete (Excludes UHC Community Plan – Medicaid Plans)
  • *Local 1199, CDPHP and MVP plans are currently non participating in the Manhattan region
  • **Affinity by Molina plans are currently participating with select providers in the Manhattan region

Additional participating plans in Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens:

  • Aetna-Medicare Advantage Individual Plans
  • Fidelis-Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Local 1199
  • Metroplus (5 NYC boroughs only)
  • Oscar
  • United Healthcare-Compass, Nexus & Metro
  • Insurance plans accepted in Long Island and NYC Ambulatory Surgery Centers may vary
Optum Urgent Care, accepts most major insurances, including:
    • AETNA: HMO, Health Network Only HMO, Select EPO, Open Access Elect Choice EPO, Quality Point of Service, Managed Choice POS, Open Access Managed Choice POS, Choice POS II, Health Network Option, Open Choice PPO, Signature Administrators, Aetna Premier Care Network (APCN), Aetna High Performance Network, Medicare HMO & PPO Plans (Individual MA Plans in select counties), Local 1199 (Long Island Locations Only)
    • AFFINITY by MOLINA HEALTHCARE: Medicaid Managed Care, Child Health Plus, Essential Plans, Molina Healthcare Plus – HARP
    • CENTIVO
    • CIGNA: HMO, POS, PPO, EPO and Oscar
    • CONNECTICARE: ConnectiCare, Inc., ConnectiCare Insurance Company, ConnectiCare of Massachusetts, Inc.
    • COVENTRY: PAR Through Aetna Partner Network
    • EMBLEM HEALTH Insurance Company (formerly HIPIC): Prime Network, Bridge Network (Excludes Select Care Network & Millenium Network)
    • EMBLEM HEALTH PLAN, Inc (formerly GHI): CBP Network, HMO, EPO, PPO, Bridge Network, Medicare PPO
    • EMPIRE BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD: HMO, EPO, PPO, Mediblue HMO and PPO, Blue Access and Connection Networks (Excludes Medicare Advantage Select Plans & HealthPlus Medicaid Plans)
    • FIDELIS CARE: Medicaid Managed Care, Child Health Plus, Essential Plans, HealthierLife (HARP), Qualified Health Plans (Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum), Wellcare by Fidelis (Medicare Advantage & Dual Advantage Plans)
    • FIRST HEALTH:PAR Through Aetna Partner Network
    • GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE:PAR Through Cigna
    • HEALTHFIRST: Medicaid Managed Care, Child Health Plus, Personal Wellness Plan (HARP), Basic Health Plan, Essential Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, Qualified Health Plans, Commercial Plans, Dual Advantage Plans, Medicaid Advantage Plus
    • HIP: Prime Network (Includes Child Health Plus) (Excludes VIP Bold Network, VIP Prime Network, VIP Reserve Network, Millenium Network, Select Care Network, Enhanced Care Prime Network Medicaid Plans)
    • HUMANA
    • MAGNACARE
    • MEDICARE
    • MULTIPLAN
    • Northwell Direct
    • NYSHIP: Empire Plan
    • Oscar
    • OXFORD: Freedom, Liberty and Metro
    • PARTNERS HEALTH PLAN
    • PHCS: PAR Through Multiplan
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE: EPO, HMO, POS, HMO Plus, PPO (Includes Choice Plus, Select Plus), Nexus ACO, AARP Medicare Advantage Plans HMO & PPO (Excludes Mosaic), UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO & PPO, UHC Medicare Advantage Plan 1 & 2 (Excludes UHC Community Plans – Medicaid Plans, UHC Medicare Advantage Regional Plans)

NY State Exchange Plans

Optum participates in the following New York State Exchange Plans:

Individual Exchange

  • Affinity Essential
  • BCBS HealthPlus Essential/Gatekeeper
  • CDPHP
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst Leaf Plans or Qualified Health Plans

“SHOP” Exchange (Small Business Health Plans)

  • CDPHP
  • MVP
  • HealthFirst Pro Plans

Contact us to check your coverage, or for help selecting a plan covered by Optum.

Not sure whether you’re In-Network?

Optum accepts most major health insurance plans. Before selecting a provider, please check with your insurance company to verify your eligibility and coverage to ensure the provider participates in your plan.
If you have insurance coverage from a company other than one listed, services are probably “out of network” and you will be responsible for a greater out of pocket expense.

For help selecting a plan that Optum participates with please contact our Patient Assistance Department at 1-888-859-9473.

 What if my insurance doesn’t cover my service?

If you are out-of-network or choosing to pay out of pocket, services are still available. Here’s what you need to know:  

  • You have the right to request a good faith estimate of expected charges prior to receiving services.
  • You will not be billed more than the out-of-pocket maximum limit established by your health plan. This includes the billing of all applicable deductibles, copay and coinsurance.
  • In compliance with the “No Surprise Act”, a patient is held harmless from the cost of unanticipated out-of-network bills.

Contact us if you have questions or need more information about participating plans, billing or the “No Surprise Act”.