Health insurance contract deadline looms

United Healthcare Center grand opening Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011 on Fulton Street in Hempstead, N.Y. (Bill Kostroun/AP Images for UnitedHealthcare)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – 2 NEWS told you at the beginning of April about contract negotiations between Premier Health and the insurer, UnitedHealtHCare.

2 NEWS checked Friday and there is still no agreement between the two companies.

If no agreement is reached by April 29 when the current contract expires, UnitedHealthcare insurance holders will have to pay out-of-network fees.

READ MORE: Local UnitedHealthcare insurance members could have to pay more to see doctor

2 NEWS will keep checking on the progress of negotiations and we will let you know when, or if an agreement is reached. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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