Monday Nov 18
UnitedHealth cuts thousands of doctors from plans, blames feds
UnitedHealth Group Inc. has dropped thousands of doctors from its privately managed Medicare Advantage programs in nearly a dozen states, prompting an outcry from state lawmakers and from patients who now aren't sure if they will have to switch plans to keep their regular physicians.
UnitedHealth invests $50M in affordable housing
The Star Tribune reports that the Minnetonka-based health insurer invested in a new fund created by nonprofit Greater Minnesota Housing Fund to finance low-income family housing in exchange for returns including federal tax credits.
UnitedHealth Group unit says it fixed its exchange flaws
UnitedHealth Group's Optum unit told Congress it accepted some blame for early problems with a federal health exchange website.
UnitedHealth exec to head health system in England
Top UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive Simon Stevens is returning to England to run his native country's health care system.
UnitedHealth 3Q profits rises slightly, shares fall
Shares in UnitedHealth Group, one of the year's strongest-performing large cap companies, fell after its third-quarter results disappointed investors.