Bishop Advocates on Behalf of Families Impacted by Wellstar Insurance Impasse


In a letter to the Senior Vice President of Wellstar, Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson voiced her concerns regarding the contract negotiations that have left United Healthcare "Out of Network" for Wellstar's providers. 

Read the letter

Earlier this month Wespath shared with the North Georgia Conference that after multiple attempts at negotiation, United Healthcare has not been able to reach a contract agreement with Wellstar Health System. As a result, Wellstar’s hospitals and employed physicians are out of network for HealthFlex participants as of Oct. 3, 2021.

Find linked a list of alternative hospitals in our area, which include Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, Emory hospitals, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Northside hospitals, and Piedmont hospitals.

United Healthcare is offering updates on its website at

The North Georgia Conference Benefits Office will continue to offer updates on this situation as we have them.