uhc-pdf arrow-caret microphone link uhc-video uhc-search uhc-close uhc-coverage uhc-savings uhg-growth uhg-lightbulb uhg-network uhg-pdf uhg-gov uhg-email important arrow-right mail-circle Twitter LinkedIn Google Facebook

Kansas Transportation Pilot Transcript

Fading in from black, blue text displays on a white background while light piano music plays.

ON SCREEN TEXT:             UnitedHealthcare

Chelsea Kaufman stands in an office and speaks. A woman sits in a chair behind her as Chelsea pulls out a clipboard with her schedule.

CHELSEA: This is my schedule I get every day.

Chelsea walks through the door of the office outside, where it is still dark.

CHELSEA: I have a routine every day.

Chelsea gets into the driver's seat of a car. She looks over at the camera.

CHELSEA: My first ride is always the same.

Chelsea drives the car down a city street. Kevin Sparks begins to speak off camera.

KEVIN: Social determinants of health are all of the contributing factors outside of your health...

The car pulls into a driveway in a residential area.

Kevin Sparks sits in a room and speaks to the camera. A blue banner containing white text appears in the lower left corner of the screen.

KEVIN: That contribute to your health, and one of the challenges that we see across the state of Kansas is transportation.

ON SCREEN TEXT:             KEVIN SPARKS

                                                Chief Executive Officer

                                                UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kansas

 

Tyler walks down the driveway towards the car. He opens the passenger door. Chelsea greets him.

CHELSEA: Hi, Tyler.

The car pulls out of the driveway and drives away as the sun starts to come up. The sky is a shade of pink. Tim Deweese starts to speak off camera.

TIM: We created this transportation program that really relies upon our clients themselves,

Tim sits in a room and speaks to the camera. A blue banner containing white text appears in the lower right corner of the screen.

TIM: Working as drivers and then getting other clients to their employment.

ON SCREEN TEXT:             TIM DEWEESE

                                                Director

                                                Johnson County Mental Health Center

Tyler stands outside of the car with the door open. Chelsea speaks to him before he closes the door. Marla Gruendel starts to speak off camera.

CHELSEA: Have a great day, Tyler.

MARLA: Well, the great thing about the clientele is, they appreciate that it's a peer driving them.

A white Johnson County car pulls around a corner in a parking lot.

Marla stands in a parking lot and speaks to the camera. A blue banner containing white text appears in the lower right corner of the screen.

MARLA: We understand where that person's coming from.

ON SCREEN TEXT:             MARLA GRUENDEL

                                                Peer Driver

Marla opens the door of a car. Another shot shows a man opening the passenger door of the car.

MARLA: They tend to trust us. They're open with us. We're open with them.

A view from the backseat of the car shows Marla driving a man down a street. Chelsea starts to speak off camera.

CHELSEA: I like it, because it's therapy for me. It's just...

Chelsea stands in a parking lot and speaks to the camera. A blue banner containing blue and white text appears in the lower left corner of the screen.

CHELSEA: It gets me out into the community and gets me interacting with the clients as well as me being a client.

ON SCREEN TEXT:             CHELSEA KAUFMAN

                                                Peer Driver

Chelsea walks through an office toward the back. People converse in the office.

CHELSEA: It just helps me feel better about myself.

TIM: We have entered in this partnership with United Healthcare to expand it and evaluate this peer transportation service.

A woman holding a clipboard looks out toward a parking lot. The woman gets into a car.

Tim sits in a room and speaks to the camera.

TIM: I think what we'll find is that if people are employed, they're going to become more engaged in their health care...

A car drives down a road. A man gets out of a white car and walks toward the entrance of a building.

Tim sits in a room and speaks to the camera.

TIM: And we really begin to see true recovery, then.

Chelsea stands in the office and speaks to the camera.

CHELSEA: It's a good system and a good service.

The screen fades to white. Blue text appears before the screen fades to black.

ON SCREEN TEXT:             UnitedHealthcare