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University Physicians & Surgeons (UPS) Accepted Insurance

UC Irvine Health accepts many health insurance plans, including those listed below. The list is subject to change. Please call to verify accepted insurance at 714-456-7004.

PPOs (Preferred provider organizations)

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street Network
  • Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health Network
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Health Net
  • Health Payors Organization
  • Interplan Health Group
  • MultiPlan®
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • United Healthcare

Covered California

There are several plans that provide coverage for care at UC Irvine Health. Learn which Covered CA plans we accept ›

HMO, POS or MA plan members

If you are a member of a health maintenance organization (HMO), point-of-service (POS) or Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, you may be treated at UC Irvine Health when the following requirements are met:

  • You are assigned to a medical group or individual practice association (IPA) that holds a contract with UC Irvine Health.
  • You receive a referral from your primary care physician and your medical group or IPA authorizes care by UC Irvine Health.

    For more information or questions about specific plans we accept, contact UC Irvine Health Patient Experience at 714-456-7004.

    Financial assistance

    If you have any questions about your insurance, you and your family members are welcome to speak with a Patient Services representative in the Thomas & Misa Yuen Admitting Suite. This person will serve as your liaison.

    To speak with a Patient Services representative, dial x6324 from your bedside phone.

    UC Irvine Health has discounted payment and charity care policies. You may also qualify for financial assistance through government programs.

    People who do not have insurance or who have inadequate insurance and meet certain low-income and moderate income requirements may be eligible for Medi-Cal or California Children’s Services programs or may qualify for discounted payment or charity care. For more information, contact Patient Financial Services at 714-456-6324 or 888-456-7003 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekdays.

    If you do not have insurance or coverage through a program such as Medi-Cal or Medicare, you will be asked to pay the estimated charges for your stay on admission. You may pay with cash, personal check, MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover Card.

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