UnitedHealthcare’s SignatureValue Alliance was launched in Southern California and Fresno County earlier this year. Now, the new health plan is available in 15 additional Northern California and North San Joaquin Valley counties, including: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Placer, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus and Yolo.“UnitedHealthcare’s SignatureValue Alliance provides California employers with a new health plan option that is helping provide high-quality, cost-effective care,” said John Connell, president of Leavitt Group, a health benefits broker. “This type of high-performance care provider network is both innovative and an important step in helping California employers continue to offer quality, affordable health benefits to their employees.” 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 650,000 physicians and care professionals and 5,000 hospitals nationwide. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 38 million people and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.