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Just wondering if anyone has dealt with United Healthcare. I completed all the appointments they required last week and now am in wait mode.

Anyone who has had experience with them would be great to hear from you. I am open to hearing the positive along with the negative as I am hoping the wait is a short one.

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I am assuming that you are asking how long does it take to hear if you are approved for surgery or not. After all of my paperwork was submitted I was approved within 48 hours of submission and they had already notified my surgeons office. Maybe I was one of the lucky one because my surgeon's office said that was one of the quickest responses they had ever received. They said it usually takes about a week for them to hear back from UHC.

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I am assuming that you are asking how long does it take to hear if you are approved for surgery or not. After all of my paperwork was submitted I was approved within 48 hours of submission and they had already notified my surgeons office. Maybe I was one of the lucky one because my surgeon's office said that was one of the quickest responses they had ever received. They said it usually takes about a week for them to hear back from UHC.

I have Medica who is adminstrated by UHC. Once the paperwork was received it took exactly 10 business days. They have a specific time frame they must meet so they are pretty timely. Just make sure they have actually received the authorization request.

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Just wondering if anyone has dealt with United Healthcare. I completed all the appointments they required last week and now am in wait mode.

Anyone who has had experience with them would be great to hear from you. I am open to hearing the positive along with the negative as I am hoping the wait is a short one.

Once all of my requirements were fufilled I received an approval letter 3 weeks after submission. Good luck with your approval!

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My initial surgeon consult/ psych eval/ NUT consult was on 11/17. Paper work was submitted on 11/29 and I called UHC on 12/3 to check on it. They told me I was approved. Now surgery is scheduled for 12/21. I believe that if you are proactive in following up with UHC's care coordinator, you will find out your status alot sooner. If I hadnt of called, I would have still been waiting for an approval/denial letter to come in the mail. Best of luck to ya!:rolleyes:

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Just wondering if anyone has dealt with United Healthcare. I completed all the appointments they required last week and now am in wait mode.

Anyone who has had experience with them would be great to hear from you. I am open to hearing the positive along with the negative as I am hoping the wait is a short one.

I was told by the coordinator that they have two weeks to respond. My response took about one business week. Hope that helps!

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I have United Health aCare and it took exactly 19 days. I submitted my paper work on Nov 1 and received a phone call to tell me I was approved on the 19th. I will add they called me pre surgery and post surgery to check in with me.

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Both DH and I have UHC (I'm sleeved and he is in wait mode) but my Case Manager said they have 15 days to approve/deny. My actual time was 9 days to approve, and I was able to schedule my surgery for the very next week.

DH is still in wait mode, we are hoping to have his surgery THIS year...along with millions of others who are in the same boat, probably. Urgh.

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I have UHC, it took 4-5 days for them to look over everything and approve. I called them every couple of days to see if it was approved yet and once it was I called the doctors office. Took almost another week to get the approval letter from UHC.

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I have UHC, my paperwork was submitted on the 24th of Nov, and I was approved on Dec 2nd!!!! I also gave them a call every other day to check the status. I recieved my letter on the 8th of Dec, they move really fast!!!

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