Universal Medicare Advantage Cancelled

Universal Health Care Medicare Advantage Cancelled April 1, 2013

Breaking News:

The Universal Healthcare HMO has been cancelled in Las Vegas effective May 1st 2013.  Seniors who have the Universal Healthcare HMO who were not previously effected by the bankruptcy of Universal Healthcare will now be required to find new Medicare Advantage coverage.

Universal Medicare Advantage Plans will be cancelled on April 1, 2013

Universal Medicare Advantage CancelledEffective March 21, 2013, Universal Health Care, Inc. (“UHC”) was ordered into receivership for purposes of rehabilitation by the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Leon County, Florida.  The Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation, is the court appointed Receiver of UHC.  Effective April 1, 2013, pursuant to the Court Order, UHC will automatically move into receivership for purposes of liquidation.


What this means to members of Universal Medicare Advantage Plans:

  1. On April 1, 2013, you will no longer have coverage through Universal Health Care if you were a member of the Universal PPO or PFFS.
  2. Members of the Universal HMO in Nevada who were not previously effected will see their plan cancel on May 1, 2013
  3. You may move to another insurance carrier for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D coverage.
  4. You have the opportunity to move to a Medicare Supplement and you will not have to go through medical underwriting.


What Should You Do?

Contact us immediately.  We will help you transition coverage to another Medicare Advantage Plan or to a Medicare Supplement.  We know this is frustrating and unexpected and we will help you in the transition.


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