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  1. Some HealthCare.gov contractors see contract values rise -reportRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Reuters

    Three firms involved in the troubled Obamacare website HealthCare.gov have seen their contract values exceed initial estimates by more than a quarter-billion dollars, including the lead IT contractor at the time of the site's botched rollout, government data shows.

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  2. UnitedHealth hires former AT&T exec for lobbyist jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Business Journal

    UnitedHealth Group Inc., which is affiliated with several operations in New Mexico, has hired Peter Jacoby, a former AT&T Inc. lobbyist, to serve as senior vice president of government affairs.

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  3. UnitedHealth hires former AT&T exec for lobbyist jobRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Business Journal

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. has hired Peter Jacoby , a former AT&T Inc. lobbyist, to serve as senior vice president of government affairs effective Aug. 11. Jacoby will lead political initiatives at the state and federal levels, the Minnetonka-based health insurer said in a news release.

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  4. Fairview names former UnitedHealth exec CIORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Business Journal

    Fairview Health Services has hired former UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive Alistair Jacques to serve as its top tech executive, the health system announced Monday.

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  5. This Year's Hottest Healthcare ETFsRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    As a sector, health care has a lot to offer in terms of fundamental and technical data that supports ongoing innovation and profitability.

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  6. UnitedHealth will double its presence on state health exchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Business Journal

    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.

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  7. UnitedHealth will double its presence on state health exchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Business Journal

    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.

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  8. UnitedHealth embraces state health exchangesRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | TwinCities

    The nation's largest health insurer expects to play a much bigger role in the health care overhaul next year, as the federal law shifts from raising giant questions for the sector to offering growth opportunities.

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  9. UnitedHealth's 2Q profit slips 2 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | TwinCities

    UnitedHealth Group's second-quarter earnings slipped 2 percent on a rise in taxes and other expenses, but the nation's largest health insurer still trumped analyst expectations.

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  10. UnitedHealth boosts outlook after strong Q2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Business Journal

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. announced second-quarter earnings that easily beat Wall Street projections and lifted its outlook for the rest of 2014, its first full year under Obamacare.

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  11. UnitedHealth Posts Upbeat Q2 Earnings, Shares RiseRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Benzinga

    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.

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  12. Questcor's Own Data Blatantly Shows A 31% Decline In Net Sales Of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    Questcor's Own Data Blatantly Shows A 31% Decline In Net Sales Of Acthar By Aetna, With Other Insurers Following Suit - Mallinckrodt Shareholders, Pay Attention Let's ignore the fact that Questcor is facing an ongoing active U.S. Government investigation, is pushing a suspect drug and has seen insiders cash out hundreds of millions.

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  13. UnitedHealth, doctors study way to lower cancer treatment costsRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | Star Tribune

    In a study, per-patient lump payments to doctors and better monitoring led to a reduction in the price tag for treatments.

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  14. UnitedHealth sues California over $173M fineRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | Business Journal

    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.

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  15. Health insurers moving away from fee for service model, NY Times reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Check below for free stories on the last two weeks.

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  16. UnitedHealth study finds cheaper way to treat cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Business Journal

    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.

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  17. The UnitedHealth unit hospitals cheer as their "gunslinger"Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Business Journal

    Hospital administrators probably have used some choice words about UnitedHealth Group Inc. when the insurer plays hardball with them over reimbursements.

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  18. Bloomberg News index of stories on health RISKSRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | University of Newcastle

    Bloomberg News has a nice index page of stories about hacking pacemakers and insulin pumps, electronic health records privacy/security issues, and so on.

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  19. U.S. Hires UnitedHealth's Slavitt to Lead Obamacare EffortRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Insurance Networking

    The UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive whose Optum division has helped at least four states fix Obamacare health exchanges will become second-in-command at the federal agency that runs the U.S. program.

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  20. Dow, S&P closes at another record high; market awaits U.S. payroll reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Examiner.com

    When you hear the phrase "The Dow" on Wall Street, people are referring to the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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