About Unity
Unity History

Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation is an affiliate of UW Health. UW Health is the academic medical center and health system for the University of Wisconsin. UW Health includes UW Hospital, the American Family Children's Hospital, the Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center and UW Medical Foundation.

 2014 Unity Health Insurance is recognized for the tenth consecutive year as one of the nation’s top 50 health plans for Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) and Point of Service (POS) products according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Private Health Insurance Rankings 2014-2015. Unity also received a sixth Excellent Accreditation from NCQA for its commercial HMO and POS plans, and a third Gold Award from the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) for its employee health and wellness program.
 2013 Unity Health Insurance has been recognized for the ninth consecutive year as one of the nation’s top 50 health plans for Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) and Point of Service (POS) products according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Private Health Insurance Rankings 2013-2014. Unity also received a fifth Excellent Accreditation from NCQA for its commercial HMO and POS plans, and a second Gold Award from the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) for its employee health and wellness program.
 2011 Unity receives the Gold Award from WELCOA.
 2010 Unity receives a fourth Excellent Accreditation from the NCQA for its commercial HMO and POS plans.
 2008 Unity receives the Silver Award from WELCOA for its employee health and wellness program.
 2007 Unity receives a third Excellent Accreditation from the NCQA for its commercial HMO and POS plans.
 2005 Unity becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of University Health Care, Inc. (UHC) and an affiliate of the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority (UWHC) and the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation (UWMF). Unity receives a second Excellent Accreditation from NCQA for its commercial HMO and POS plans.
 2002 Unity receives an Excellent Accreditation status from NCQA for its commercial HMO and POS plans.
 1998 Unity introduces Fitness First, one of the region’s first exercise reward programs.
 1997 UHC, UWHC and UWMF adopt a new identity known as UW Health.
 1994 Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation was formed by combining membership of HMO of Wisconsin Insurance Corporation and U-Care HMO, Inc.
 1983 HMO of Wisconsin Insurance Corporation was formed as one of the nation’s first rural-based Health Maintenance Organizations.