National Restaurant Association Announces Member Discounts Through UnitedHealthcare®


NRA's Health Care HQ, unveiled at this year's National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, offers exclusive pricing solutions for members through UnitedHealthcare

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced exclusive member discounts from UnitedHealthcare on manual medical rates for fully insured business groups with 51 or more eligible employees.  Through NRA's Health Care HQ, members can access potential savings of up to five percent on UnitedHealthcare's standard medical product portfolio, which offers a broad range of plan designs and options through its vast care provider network. Note that some restrictions apply; and discounts may vary by location and group size.

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"NRA's Health Care HQ is the restaurant industry's comprehensive resource for delivering up-to-date information, trusted guidance and affordable, high-quality health care products and services," said Phil Kafarakis, Chief Innovation Officer for the National Restaurant Association. "We are excited to offer members exclusive pricing and health care solutions through our alliance with UnitedHealthcare. Our Health Care HQ takes out the guesswork and provides tremendous value for our members looking to find health care solutions that best fit their needs. "

UnitedHealthcare also offers members up to a five percent discount on specialty benefits products, including dental, vision, life and disability, for fully insured groups.  UnitedHealthcare is the only endorsed health insurance carrier of the NRA and its State Restaurant Association (SRA) partners.

Health Care HQ was first introduced to members at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago this past May.  Through Health Care HQ, individuals and employers can find a large selection of insurance plans and rates with the option to shop and compare or buy insurance products directly. The comprehensive range of benefits includes core medical coverage, supplemental coverage and ancillary products. 

Health Care HQ also includes a Health Care Knowledge Center with information on how the ACA affects restaurant employers, as well as a Notification Tool to help restaurateurs notify employees about government-run health insurance marketplaces.

About National Restaurant Association
Founded in 1919, the National Restaurant Association is the leading business association for the restaurant industry, which comprises 990,000 restaurant and foodservice outlets and a workforce of more than 13.5 million employees. We represent the industry in Washington, D.C., and advocate on its behalf. We operate the industry's largest trade show (NRA Show May 16-19, 2015, in Chicago); leading food safety training and certification program (ServSafe); unique career-building high school program (the NRAEF's ProStart); as well as the Kids LiveWell program promoting healthful kids' menu options. For more information, visit and find us on Twitter @WeRRestaurantsFacebook and YouTube.

About UnitedHealthcare
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 800,000 physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. Globally, UnitedHealthcare serves more than 45 million people in health benefits and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.

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SOURCE National Restaurant Association