Friday Jul 18
UnitedHealth will double its presence on state health exchanges
Stephen Hemsley, chief executive officer of UnitedHealth Group Inc., speaks during a panel discussion at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, in 2012.
UnitedHealth Posts Upbeat Q2 Earnings, Shares Rise
Shares of UnitedHealth Group surged around 3.7% in pre-market trading after the company reported upbeat second-quarter earnings and raised its revenue forecast.
UnitedHealth, doctors study way to lower cancer treatment costs
In a study, per-patient lump payments to doctors and better monitoring led to a reduction in the price tag for treatments.
UnitedHealth sues California over $173M fine
UnitedHealth Group Inc. on Thursday sued California, saying the state's insurance commissioner abused his power when he issued a $173 million fine against the insurer for a troubled acquisition nearly a decade ago.
UnitedHealth study finds cheaper way to treat cancer
A new UnitedHealthcare model for paying oncologists trimmed cancer-care costs by 34 percent without changing how well patients fared after treatment, according to a study conducted by the insurer and published in a medical journal Tuesday.