UnitedHealthcare of North Texas Discusses the Future of Health Care in Garland

(far right) Scott Flannery, UnitedHealthcare of North Texas CEO, led Monday’s panel discussion. Also appearing were (from left) Ken Hutchenrider Jr., Methodist Richardson Medical Center president, Dr. Eric Beshires, family medicine physician at Baylor University Medical Center, and Jenny Williams, manager of community outreach at Baylor Scott & White Health.

UnitedHealthcare of North Texas CEO Scott Flannery joined other leading health professionals to discuss the future of health care in Garland on Feb. 26. The panel discussion was part of the Garland Chamber of Commerce’s Strong Partnerships and Relevant Knowledge (SPARK) series.

Flannery spoke about the effects of health care at the legislative level, options for the uninsured or the underinsured, the importance of having a primary care physician and the consequences of rising costs on providers, employers and consumers.