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Spectera Vision Laboratory Earns Quality Management Certification

BALTIMORE (Jan. 28, 2015) — 

Spectera Vision Laboratory, a UnitedHealthcare company and one of the largest independent optical laboratories in North America, has earned ISO 9001:2008 certification for its Quality Management System (QMS).

The certification validates that Spectera consistently provides products that meet customer and regulatory requirements through the company’s Quality Management System, which covers all applicable policies, procedures and processes. The recognition follows a successful audit of Spectera’s management systems, laboratory and quality controls by Qualitivity Inc., a provider of conformity assessments and internationally accredited certifications for management systems.

“This certification highlights the quality and overall performance Spectera offers consumers and health care providers nationwide,” said Gregory Hibbard, senior vice president of Spectera. “By investing in our people, equipment, products and technology – including newly renovated climate and humidity controls that enhance the quality of our lenses – we are enhancing the products and services we offer to health care providers and consumers.”

About Spectera Vision Laboratory 
Spectera Vision Laboratory is a full-service optical laboratory that offers health care providers with a near limitless selection of lens products and treatments, helping to give consumers with uncompromised quality and choice for more than 50 years.

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, military service members, retirees and their families,and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 800,000 physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. Globally, UnitedHealthcare serves 45 million people in health benefits and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @myUHC on Twitter.



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