Preferred Provider Organization Questions? We’re here to help!

UHSM is a different kind of healthcare, called health sharing. We are a caring community dedicated to keeping our members healthy, happy, and in control of their well-being.

We are equally committed to you, our First Health® PPO Network, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aetna, and your overall satisfaction. Our goal is to be the best healthcare sharing program on the planet and to provide an AWESOME* experience, every time! That goes for you, our providers, as much as it does for our members.


+1 757-210-3435
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+1 888-858-3315

Main Office

Dominion Tower
999 Waterside
Suite 2600
Norfolk, VA 23510


Monday – Friday:
10:00am – 8:30pm ET

"The Lord will guide you continually, watering your life when you are dry and keeping you healthy, too.

You will be like a well-watered garden; like an ever-flowing spring."

—Isaiah 58:11


How to Obtain Prior Authorization

Three simple steps and a couple minutes of your time is all it takes to obtain preauthorization from UHSM. Prior Authorizations are for professional and institutional services only. All oral medication requests must go through members' pharmacy benefits.

Visit www.uhsm.com/preauth

Download and print the PDF form

Fax the preauth form to (888) 317-9602

member-to-member health sharing

How Healthshare Works … with UHSM, it’s Awesome!

Wondering how member-to-member health sharing works in a Christian medical health share program? This video explains it. UHSM is not insurance. It’s affordable, alternative health care. UHSM serves as a connector, we administer the cost-sharing program and help health share members support each other—it’s AWESOME!