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UnitedHealthcare, Tenet Healthcare contract clock ticking
The Desert Sun

Unless a deal is reached by the end of the month, Coachella Valley residents who have UnitedHealthcare insurance will have to pay more to use two of the three local hospitals.

The health care provider has about two weeks left to negotiate a new three-year contract with Tenet Healthcare, which operates Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs and owns John F. Kennedy Hospital in Indio.