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  1. UnitedHealthcare goes for yuks with new ad campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Star Tribune

    Laughter may be the best medicine, and UnitedHealthcare hopes its new ad campaign will get people not only laughing but interested in insurance. UnitedHealth care is launching what officials say is the company's most expansive brand marketing campaign, and the nation's largest health insurer hopes people will laugh.


  2. UnitedHealth, Medica among insurers with stake in health subsidy decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Star Tribune

    James Cook, of Cleveland, and his son Jumaane, 5, stood with other protesters outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday morning in Washington. - Dannette Coleman, vice president for individual health insurance sales at Minnetonka -based Medica, does not mince words about a possible Supreme Court decision that would outlaw tax credits in 34 states that did not sponsor insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act .


  3. UnitedHealth puts restrictions on hysterectomiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Business Journal

    UnitedHealthcare , the nation's largest health insurer, is telling doctors to get clearance before performing most hysterectomies, saying it is concerned about the dangers of a tool used in the procedures. The Wall Street Journal reports on the new policy from the insurer , a unit of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group Inc. , which could mean big changes in women's health care.


  4. UnitedHealth backs wellness-tech startup Rally HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    Optum invested a "significant" but undisclosed amount in Rally Health, which already has 200 employees and operations in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The company's CEO is Grant Verstandig , who founded Audax Health and sold it to UnitedHealth. Rally Health President and Chief Operating Officer David Ko led mobile efforts at gaming company Zynga.


  5. Good Execution Continuing To Boost UnitedHealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    Optum remains a key asset for the company, particularly as its risk-pricing capabilities should serve the company well as its expands its involvement in state exchanges. I don't believe UnitedHealth shares are strikingly cheap, but the company has a history of outperforming guidance and offers above-average quality.


  6. Why Leerink Sees Further Upside In Shares Of UnitedHealthRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Benzinga

    Ana Gupte of Leerink on Thursday commented that UnitedHealth Group Inc. posted a good fourth-quarter report with a $0.05 earning per share beat on "modest" revenue upside. Gupte notes that Consolidated MLR beat by 60 basis points, though Commercial MLR disappointed.


  7. Sterne Agee Analyst Sees Little Upside For UnitedHealth GroupRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Benzinga

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. investors might be hard-pressed to find further gains in the stock, an analyst said Wednesday. Shares of the company are up nearly 50 percent in the past year, and were trading higher Wednesday on better-than-expected fourth quarter results.


  8. UnitedHealth earnings rise 6%, top Wall St. expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | TwinCities

    UnitedHealth topped Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter, and the nation's largest health insurer brought an optimistic vibe for the new year as it detailed final results from 2014. The Minnetonka-based insurer said Wednesday that it expects stronger enrollment growth from Medicare Advantage plans, a key product that had been pinched by funding cuts in recent years.


  9. Earnings Watch: Updates, advisories and surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | MarketWatch

    Citing people with direct knowledge of the matter, Bloomberg reported that Samsung will use its own chips, after Qualcomm's chips overheated during testing. Samsung is Qualcomm's largest customer, as it accounts for 21% of Qualcomm's revenue, according to FactSet.


  10. UnitedHealth fourth quarter earnings top estimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Minnetonka -based UnitedHealth, which is the nation's largest health insurer, saw $1.51 billion in earnings for the quarter ending Dec. 31, an increase of about 6 percent compared with the same period last year. Revenue of $33.43 billion for the quarter was about 7 percent greater than last year, according to an earnings release Wednesday morning.


  11. After strong Q4, UnitedHealth says 2015 is looking goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. reported better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter of last year and is talking positively already about how 2015 is shaping up. Reuters reports on Wednesday's earnings announcement by Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth , which earned $1.5 billion, or $1.55 per share, in the fourth quarter, up from $1.4 billion, or $1.41 per share, in the year-ago period.


  12. UnitedHealth Group Q4 Profit Beats Expectations; Shares RiseRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Benzinga

    Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. gained around 1.9% in pre-market trading after the company reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings. The Minnetonka, Minnesota-based company posted quarterly net earnings of $1.5 million, or $1.55 per share, compared to $1.4 million, or $1.41 per share, in the year-earlier period.


  13. How UnitedHealth Could Beat Q4 Earnings ForecastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Investor's Business Daily

    1 U.S. health insurer expected to continue its recent run of single-digit earnings and revenue gains. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect UnitedHealth to log EPS of $1.50 when it reports fourth-quarter results before the open Wednesday.


  14. UnitedHealthcare wins major Wisconsin contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Business Health Care Group , which includes some of that region's largest employers, has signed a multiyear deal with Minnetonka-based UnitedHealthcare, a business unit of UnitedHealth Group Inc. . The Business Health Care Group was formed in 2003 by several large Milwaukee-based employers concerned about rising health care costs in southeast Wisconsin.


  15. UnitedHealth sells Minnetonka HQ for $79MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Dec. 29 sale was disclosed in a certificate of real estate value made public Monday by the Minnesota Department of Revenue. The buyer is listed as New York City-based LCN UHS Minnetonka , controlled by LCN Capital Partners, a private equity firm that specializes in owning low-risk corporate real estate in North America and Europe, according to its website.


  16. UnitedHealth: 15% Dividend Growth And Strong Earnings MomentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    Shareholders in healthcare giant UnitedHealth have enjoyed enormous gains in the past two years after the stock experienced a long period of consolidation around the $50 area. Since that consolidation ended shares have doubled in under 24 months and to boot, UNH is quickly becoming a terrific dividend growth story as well.


  17. UnitedHealth tests bundled-payment cancer careRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Business Journal

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. will begin offering a bundled payment for cancer care in a pilot program at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston that breaks from the traditional fee-for-service model. The program follows a study earlier this year by Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth that found oncologists trimmed cancer-care costs by 34 percent with bundled payments , without changing how well patients fared after treatment.


  18. UnitedHealth launches pilot payment program at MD Anderson Cancer CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Program at cancer center will move away from fee-for-service care that has been criticized for fueling rising health care costs. UnitedHealth Group Inc. is launching a pilot program with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston that changes how the insurer pays for the treatment of certain cancer patients.


  19. A.M. Best Revises Outlook to Positive for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated and Its SubsidiariesRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A and the issuer credit ratings of "a" for the majority of the insurance subsidiaries of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated [NYSE:UNH]. Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the ICR of "bbb+" and debt ratings of UnitedHealth.


  20. UnitedHealth Releases Optimistic Outlook with Oppenheimer Reiterating an Outperform RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 |

    UnitedHealth Group , the American health care company that serves more than 85 million people worldwide, released new guidance for its next earnings report. On December 2, UnitedHealth announced that they expect a 6% year-over-year increase in revenue.