Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma and UnitedHealthcare Form New Network Relationship


UnitedHealthcareDiagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma (DLO) and UnitedHealthcare have established a new network relationship, giving Oklahomans enrolled in UnitedHealthcare health plans access to DLO patient service centers beginning Oct. 1, 2017, for Medicare and Jan. 1, 2018, for employer-sponsored and individual plans.

“DLO is excited to be an in-network partner with UnitedHealthcare,” said Dennis Hogle, CEO of DLO. “With more than 50 patient access points throughout Oklahoma, including many in rural locations, DLO will provide convenient access to quality laboratory services for UnitedHealthcare plan participants.”

“DLO is an important community partner and offers UnitedHealthcare plan participants greater choice and access to quality health care,” said Scott Flannery, CEO, UnitedHealthcare of Texas and Oklahoma. “We are grateful for the collaborative relationships we share with laboratories like DLO that are committed to improving the quality and cost of medical laboratory services.”

UnitedHealthcare serves nearly 415,000 Oklahomans enrolled in employer-sponsored, individual, Medicare and Medicaid health plans with a network of 146 hospitals and more than 11,500 physicians and other care providers statewide.

About Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma
Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma is an Oklahoma-based medical laboratory that each day provides innovative, timely, and quality medical laboratory testing and services to thousands of Oklahoma healthcare professionals and patients. Through the company’s affiliation with Quest Diagnostics – the world’s leading medical lab – DLO offers the high-quality, cutting-edge testing and services you expect from a global leader with the added service and convenience from working with a local medical lab. In fact, 95% of DLO’s tests – more than 13 million a year – are conducted in their Oklahoma laboratories. For more information, visit DLO at www.dlolab.com or @DLOlab on Facebook or @YourDLO on Twitter.

About UnitedHealthcare
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @UHC on Twitter.