BINGHAM FARMS and TROY, Mich., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- United Physicians, P.C. and National City, now part of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. today announced the launch of a unique banking program created exclusively for physician members of United Physicians, the practices they own, and their respective employees.
The result of a six-month collaboration between National City and United Physicians, this specialized program delivers expertise-based relationship management with a holistic approach to cash flow solutions for physician-owned practices, personal banking tools for practice employees, and wealth accumulation and protection techniques for physicians.
"Our specialists focus exclusively on the business banking needs of physician practices. Our mission is to be on the cutting edge of providing expertise and specialized solutions that enable these practices to achieve their financial goals," said JoAnn Berryman, director of physician services for National City in Southeast Michigan.
To address the specific financial requirements of medical practices, National City offers revenue cycle management tools and a broad range of integrated products and services including: a dedicated customer service telephone number for United Physicians, P.C. doctors and their employees, special assistance to ensure plan provider ACH transactions are seamlessly switched to new National City deposit accounts, co-branded credit and debit cards, and a bank at work benefit program.
"As a physician organization, the well-being and future stability of our physicians and their practices is our first priority. We understand now, more than ever, the importance of having a banking partner that you can trust with your personal and business needs," said Dr. Steven Grant, president and CEO, United Physicians.
National City's healthcare specialists will offer services to the more than 2,000 direct member physicians of United Physicians, the practices they own, and the more than 6,000 employees of those practices.
About United Physicians, P.C.
United Physicians is an organization of more than 2,000 physicians who have medical staff privileges at multiple medical centers through out Southeastern Michigan. United Physicians serves the professional and economic interests of its members by facilitating participation in health care plans, providing services that promote quality and efficiency in practice management, facilitating doctor credentialing with health plans, and offering health insurance products. United Physicians is one of only three organizations nationwide to earn certification in multiple categories by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), an independent, non-profit organization that certifies physician organizations and accredits managed care organizations and preferred provider organizations. Visit www.updoctors.com
About National City
National City is now a part of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (www.pnc.com). PNC is one of the nation's largest diversified financial services organizations providing retail and business banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management; asset management and global fund services.
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