Note: This definition is for UMP Classic and UMP CDHP only. Read the definition for UMP Plus.
A provider network is a network of providers who are contracted to provide health care services to plan members. These providers have agreed to see members under certain rules, including billing at contracted rates (see “Allowed amount, medical services”). Preferred providers for UMP Classic and UMP CDHP members in 2019 consist of Regence BlueShield preferred providers and Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan providers in the BlueCard® program designated as preferred providers.