Making the Most of Your Health Care

If you participate in one of GW's health insurance plans, you have access to an amazing host of health programs and resources– from supporting your everyday wellness efforts to helping you deal with a major illness. Learn more about all that UnitedHealthcare offers you as a GW faculty or staff member.

  • UnitedHealthcare Health4Me™ is designed to make managing your family’s health a lot simpler. You can easily access the information you need, find the care you’re looking for, personalize the interface with your photos and even talk to someone directly if you have questions.
  • From your first doctor appointment to your last follow-up. myHealthcareCostEstimator brings important information together for you in one place at one time. No more guesswork. With this online tool, finding the right health care for you is easy. With its simple design, myHealthcare Cost Estimator•provides you with access to transparent cost and quality information. This helps you make more informed decisions about your care.
  • Health Care Lane is a virtual community that makes learning about health care easier and more enjoyable.  Each business has a friendly employee who is excited to talk to you about all sorts of health care and health insurance topics, such as, health insurance basics tips on saving money, ways to get healthy and much more.
  • NurseLine is there when you have a health concern, it can be difficult and time-consuming to find the information you need.  NurseLine services can help you make smart health care decisions with immediate telephone access to experienced registered nurses. To access NurseLine, call the phone number on the back of your UHC ID card. You can also chat with a nurse live on
  • Healthy Mind, Healthy Body helps improve your health by providing wellness information that is meaningful to you. You have a choice of topic categories, so you can pick the type of articles most relevant to your daily life. Choose your personalized health e-newsletter today!
    • Go to:
    • Enter your group ID number found on your medical ID card
    • Choose how you want to receive the e-newsletter (e-mail, print twice a year or both)
    • Provide contact information
    • Choose five content categories


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