UnitedHealthcare expands digital data collection for Medicare beneficiaries
February 20, 2019 / Jacqueline Renfrow
UnitedHealthcare announced it will increase the amount of data collected from digital devices as a tool for managing chronic illnesses. The data—being used to enhance comprehensives health profiles for Medicare Advantage participants—is generated through the UnitedHealthcare Nerve Center. Then navigators use these holistic profiles to recommend personalized support for the participating patients, UHC said in the announcement. UnitedHealthcare plans to double enrollment in Navigate4Me this year from its current 215,000 members and will add 500 additional navigators to its existing team of more than 800, it said.