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  1. Blue Cross hires former UnitedHealth exec as CFORead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has named former UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive Jay Matushak its chief financial officer. Matushak spent 14 years at Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group and was most recently vice president of finance for Medicare and retirement at UnitedHealthcare.

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  2. UnitedHealth ramps up coverage of video doc visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Business Journal

    UnitedHealthcare is broadening its coverage of video-based physician visits through new partnerships with telemedicine companies, the insurer announced Thursday. The health insurance arm of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group Inc. will offer 24-hour video access to a doctor through a mobile device or desktop computer.

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  3. Play UnitedHealth Q1 Strength With This Health Care ETFRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    The largest U.S. health insurer UnitedHealth Group reported blockbuster first-quarter 2015 results. It topped our estimates on both the top and the bottom lines as well as raised its full-year outlook.

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  4. Play UnitedHealth Q1 Strength With This Health Care ETFRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    The largest U.S. health insurer UnitedHealth Group reported blockbuster first-quarter 2015 results. It topped our estimates on both the top and the bottom lines as well as raised its full-year outlook.

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  5. Minneapolis investor has deal to buy former Gold Bond Stamp HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Business Journal

    A Minneapolis investment group has a deal to buy the Highway 55 Corporate Center in Plymouth from Carlson Real Estate to complete its conversion to offices, according to public documents. Plymouth locals know the building as the former home of Curtis Carlson 's Gold Bond Stamp Co.

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  6. UnitedHealth Boosts OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Investor's Business Daily

    Revenue rose 13% to $35.76 bil, also topping. sees full '15 EPS of $6.15 to $6.30, up from an earlier $6.12 midpoint, on sales of $143 bil.

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  7. Minnesota's commercial real estate begins effort to diversifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Dorcas Gyamerah, left, a 24-year-old assistant real estate manager with Welsh & Colliers, is the first recipient of a new scholarship. With her is CEO and President Jean Kane.

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  8. UnitedHealth hikes forecast, shares edge to new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | TwinCities

    UnitedHealth hiked its 2015 forecast after soaring past Wall Street's first-quarter expectations with a performance fueled partially by growth outside health insurance. The nation's largest health insurer said Thursday that earnings from its Eden Prairie-based Optum pharmacy benefits management segment combined with strong growth in its core insurance business helped push net income up about 29 percent to $1.41 billion in the quarter.

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  9. Stock Futures Down, Losses Mild; Netflix, UnitedHealth RisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Investor's Business Daily

    Dow futures were 57.1 points below fair market value. Nasdaq 100 futures were off 10.9 points, and S&P 500 futures showed a 6.7-point loss.

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  10. UnitedHealth Up After Topping Views, Raising OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Investor's Business Daily

    Reporting before the open, UnitedHealth logged EPS of $1.46, up 33% from the prior year and above consensus estimates for $1.35. Revenue gained 13% to $35.76 billion, topping views for $34.6 billion.

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  11. UnitedHealth boosts outlook after first-quarter surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Business Journal

    Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. are expected to jump this morning after the insurance giant reported much better-than-expected first-quarter numbers and raised its outlook for the rest of the year. The Associated Press has an early take , noting that shares of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth were up by as much as 5 percent in early trading .

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  12. UnitedHealth earnings of $1.4B top Wall St. estimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Star Tribune

    On a per share basis, UnitedHealth's earnings came in at $1.46, which was better than the $1.35 per share expected among analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters. The nation's largest health insurer posted a profit of $1.41 billion on revenue of $35.76 billion for the quarter ending March 31, the company announced Thursday morning.

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  13. UnitedHealth Eyes Biggest Earnings Gain In YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Investor's Business Daily

    Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect the nation's No. 1 health insurer to post Q1 earnings of $1.34 a share, up 22% from the prior year.

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  14. UnitedHealth stock growth yields potential windfall for CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | TwinCities

    UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley realized a potential gain of more than $45 million from exercising stock options last year as the share price of the nation's largest health insurer topped $100 on the way to setting all-time highs. The 62-year-old executive exercised options to buy 850,000 shares of stock at the end of 2014 at discounts of as much as 56 percent to UnitedHealth's share price of $102.24 when he exercised the options.

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  15. UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley made more than $66 million in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Note: UnitedHealth's announced acquisition of pharmacy benefit manager Catamaran Corp. for $12.8 billion on March 31 will make Minnetonka -based UnitedHealth the largest company in Minnesota - public or private. For the year ended Dec. 31, 2014, UnitedHealth had total revenue of $130 billion and net income of $5.6 billion.

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  16. UnitedHealth, Norcraft Companies shares gain on acquisitions newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Prescribed buyout: Minnetonka -based UnitedHealth Group jumped 2.1 percent Monday, to $120.54 after it said it would buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp. Shares closed the week at $117.36. Catamaran vaulted 23.9 percent, to $59.89, settling at $59.26 at week's end.

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  17. Leerink: UnitedHealth May Spin Out Benefits UnitRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Benzinga

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. improved its prospects for the potential spin-out of its pharmacy benefits unit with the $12.8 billion acquisition of Catamaran Corp , an analyst said Tuesday. UnitedHealth, the largest U.S. health insurer, expects to acquire Catamaran and fold the business into its existing OptumRx benefits unit.

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  18. UnitedHealth buying Express Scripts rival for $12.8 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Monday morning that it planned to buy Catamaran Corp., a big manager of prescription drug benefits, seeking to add scale as medication costs climb. The Minnesota-based insurer will merge Catamaran, the nation's fourth-largest pharmacy benefits manager and an Express Scripts rival, with its OptumRx unit .

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  19. UnitedHealth-Catamaran deal sets up healthcare M&A chessboardRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | HawaiiNews

    UnitedHealth Group Inc's planned takeover of No. 4 U.S. pharmacy benefits provider Catamaran Corp will give the companies added heft in price talks with drug companies, serving as a catalyst for deals allowing other insurers to bulk up.

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  20. UnitedHealth buying Schaumburg-based Catamaran for $12.8BRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Monday morning that it planned to buy Catamaran Corp., a big manager of prescription drug benefits, seeking to add scale as medication costs climb. The Minnesota-based insurer will merge Catamaran, the nation's fourth-largest pharmacy benefits manager, with its OptumRx unit .

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