|By Cynthia McCormick, Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
If contract negotiations with
UnitedHealthcare was responding to regulatory requirements in mailing the letters, a spokesman said.
"We're trying to make a deal here,"
Insurance regulations require insurers to notify members within 30 days of a contract's pending expiration if a new deal hasn't been negotiated,
He said UnitedHealthcare is committed to renewing the
"We're continuing conversations," Goldstein said.
Kane said both parties are scheduled to meet this week. He said
Letters were sent to the 1,200 UnitedHealthcare members who have received care at a
"We will notify you if we reach an agreement by 4/30/2012," says the letter to one policyholder dated
The letter names
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