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  1. UnitedHealth pitching low-cost hearing aids to employersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Business Journal

    A UnitedHealth Group Inc. venture is launching a program for employers that want to offer low-cost hearing aids to their workers. Hi HealthInnovations, part of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth's Optum unit, began selling its own line of low-cost hearing aids in 2011, initially distributing the devices through its Medicare programs.

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  2. UnitedHealth Group's Neutral Rating Reiterated at ZacksRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "neutral" rating reiterated by Zacks in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a $93.00 price objective on the stock.

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  3. UnitedHealth: Fresh Highs As Cost Concerns Fade AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Seeking Alpha

    Shares of UnitedHealth rose sharply in response to solid third quarter earnings as the company downplays the impact of medical costs, also into 2015. Given the comfortable outlook, the modest valuation, and the strong track record, investors are attracted into the shares amidst intentional tensions, plunging oil prices and dollar strength.

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  4. UnitedHealth EPS Tops On 'Restrained' Medical CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Investor's Business Daily

    Reporting before the open Thursday, UnitedHealth logged quarterly earnings of $1.63 a share, up from $1.53 the previous year and a dime above analyst consensus views. Revenue gained 7% to $32.76 billion, slightly above estimates.

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  5. Us Stocks-Wall St inches higher after jobless data, Fed commentRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Reuters

    U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading Thursday, rebounding from earlier declines, as a flurry of economic reports eased fears about the potential impact of a weakening global economy on the United States. Data on Thursday painted a more optimistic picture of the U.S. economy, as initial jobless claims fell to their lowest level in 14 years, after a disappointing retail sales report in the prior session added to investor jitters.

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  6. UnitedHealth tops 3Q expectations, raises forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | TwinCities

    UnitedHealth Group's third-quarter earnings inched up 2 percent but that was enough to help the nation's largest health insurer trump Wall Street expectations and raise its 2014 forecast for the first time this year. The Minnetonka-based insurer said Thursday that health care use continues to remain restrained, due in part to its medical management push.

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  7. Global growth concerns drag Wall Street lower, selloff continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Stocks on Wall Street rebounded from earlier lows on Thursday to trade little changed as a flurry of economic reports helped ease fears a weakening global economy would begin to affect the United States. Data on Thursday painted a more optimistic picture of the U.S. economy, as initial jobless claims fell to their lowest level in 14 years, after a disappointing retail sales report in the prior session added to investor jitters.

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  8. 'Restrained' patients boost UnitedHealth profitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Business Journal

    The Minnetonka-based insurance giant on Thursday said it earned $1.6 billion , or $1.63 per share, for the quarter. Those results beat Wall Street estimates by 10 cents per share and compare to year-ago earnings of $1.57 billion, or $1.53 per share.

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  9. UnitedHealth Group 3Q profit tops estimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Star Tribune

    UnitedHealth's third-quarter results were helped by lower-than-expected medical expenses. It raised its outlook for the rest of the year.

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  10. Why UnitedHealth Stock Is A Good Investment OpportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Seeking Alpha

    UnitedHealth will benefit from the high growth in the Medicare market in the coming years, and from its fast-growing Optum segment. UnitedHealth has shown a significant earnings per share surprise in each one of the last three-quarters, and it raised its forecast for the year.

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  11. UnitedHealth sues brothers behind 1-800-GET-THINRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Business Journal

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. is suing the brothers behind a network of southern California medical clinics, claiming they bilked it out of more than $40 million in improper or unnecessary billings for weight-loss surgeries. The Los Angeles Times reports on the lawsuit against Michael and Julian Omidi , who once marketed their lap-band surgeries - which place a silicone loop around the upper portion of the stomach to fight obesity - with billboards reading "1-800-GET-THIN."

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  12. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Business Wire

    1 general obligation building bond... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed UnitedHealth Group Incorporated's ratings, including the rating on the company's senior unsecured securities at 'A-' and insuran... )--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Albany College of Pharmacy, NY. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

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  13. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Business Wire

    This is the fifth addition to the Andersen T... )--The Samsung Galaxy NoteA 4 arrives at Sprint on Friday, Oct. 17, with the benefits of the high-speed data capabilities of Sprint Sparka and the best rate plan ... )--Fitch Ratings has withdrawn its ratings for the following bonds due to prerefunding activity: --Douglas County School District Re. 1 general obligation building bond... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed UnitedHealth Group Incorporated's ratings, including the rating on the company's senior unsecured securities at 'A-' and insuran... )--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Albany College of Pharmacy, NY.

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  14. UnitedHealth buys La Crosse buildings from subsidiary's CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Business Journal

    Weber is selling the buildings to avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest. His company was bought by OptumHealth , a subsidiary of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth, in 2011 and occupies one of the buildings, which means he was receiving rent and a salary from the same company.

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  15. Study Data Release, Dividends and Shares Repurchases, Committee...Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Sys-Con Media

    Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Celgene Corporation , Abbott Laboratories , Actavis plc , UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. . Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication.

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  16. Optum Labs adds new partnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Optum Labs has brought on four more blue-chip health care organizations in its quest to use big data and a collaborative R&D spirit to improve the health care system. The organization announced it has added the Harvard Medical School, pharmaceutical giant Merck, the University of Maryland in Baltimore and Minnetonka -based Medica Research Institute to its expanding roster of partners.

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  17. 3 Reasons UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s Stock Could FallRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Motley Fool

    More specifically, while the stock set a record with an intraday high of $88.45 in the first week of September, the company has been a lagging performer in its sector. UnitedHealth is up 16.8% year to date, but WellPoint Inc .

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  18. Medica joins UnitedHealth/Mayo big-data ventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Business Journal

    Health insurer Medica's research arm will join Optum Labs, the big-data venture launched by Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group Inc. Health insurer Medica's research arm will join Optum Labs , the big-data venture launched by Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group Inc. Medica Research Institute, based in Minnetonka, was one of four new partners Optum Labs announced Tuesday. The others are Harvard Medical School Department of Health Care Policy, pharma giant Merck and University of Maryland-Baltimore .

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

    Aug 26, 2014 | 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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  20. UnitedHealth hires former AT&T exec for lobbyist jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | 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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