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

    Monday Dec 15 | 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.

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

    Sunday Dec 14 | 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.

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

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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.

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

    Thursday Dec 4 | GuruFocus.com

    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.

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  5. UnitedHealth Group rolls out upbeat earnings outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Star Tribune

    The financial drag from the federal health care overhaul should lessen in the coming years, as growth continues in the Medicare and Medicaid markets, Stephen Hemsley, the chief executive at UnitedHealth Group, said during a Tuesday investors conference in New York City. The nation's largest health insurer expects earnings per share in 2015 between $6 and $6.25, the company forecast Tuesday, saying the projected results include a hit of between 7 percent and 9 percent due to the federal Affordable Care Act.

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  6. TMC to open 8th floor adding 120 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... people now," Johnson said. Seal says TMC has been chosen out of more than 200 hospitals owned by United Health Services, their parent company, for the "Overall Quality Award" two years in a row. "What makes TMC what it is, is not that facility. Is ...

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  7. TMC to open 8th floor adding 120 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... people now," Johnson said. Seal says TMC has been chosen out of more than 200 hospitals owned by United Health Services, their parent company, for the "Overall Quality Award" two years in a row. "What makes TMC what it is, is not that facility. Is ...

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  8. Stock Market Turns Mixed; Michaels Rallies To New HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Investor's Business Daily

    Stocks improved Monday afternoon, turning mixed. They have wavered amid news of Japan falling into a recession and a round of merger and acquisition activity.

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  9. UnitedHealth says it will compete for health exchange business in 23 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Star Tribune

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. will make a much bigger play on the nation's health insurance exchanges this fall, but the Minnetonka -based insurer still won't be competing close to its corporate home. On Friday, UnitedHealth is announcing the 23 states where it plans to compete for health exchange business starting Saturday - a roster that's up significantly from the four states where the insurer was competing this year.

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  10. UnitedHealth Shares Hit Upside Target And Retreat - How Low Will They Go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Benzinga

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. pulled back to its initial uptrend line during the recent market weakness and held strong there. The stock has since rocketed higher, leading the U.S. markets on the upside.

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  11. UnitedHealth announces executive changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | TwinCities

    UnitedHealth Group, parent company of the nation's largest health insurer, on Wednesday announced changes to its executive suite, including the creation of an Office of the Chief Executive, comprising CEO Stephen Hemsley, Vice Chairman Larry Renfro, and President David Wichmann, both newly named to their positions. Wichmann will transition out of his current role as chief financial officer over the next 12 to 18 months, the Minnetonka-based company said.

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  12. UnitedHealth Earnings Show Health Stocks SoaringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. posted a strong financial performance for the 3rd quarter of 2014, on the back of which shares have continued to rise. The health insurance company managed to outperform its own projections and exceeded analysts' expectations through its solid showing this quarter.

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  13. UnitedHealth Has A 104% 5-Yr Dividend Growth Rate, But Is It A Buy Right Now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    The stock did jump up quite a bit in a short amount of time after the most recent earnings announcement which made it fairly priced. UnitedHealth Group Inc designs products, provides services and applies technologies that improve access to health and well-being services, simplify the health care experience and make health care more affordable.

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  14. Alere sells health mangement business to Optum for $600MRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Business Journal

    Minnesota-based Optum said it plans to buy Alere Health and its subsidiaries, which provide condition management and women's and children's health services to hundreds of health plans, for $600 million. Optum will pay in cash for the health management business of Alere Inc. .

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  15. Mishawaka Fire Dept. donates pink t-shirt sale profits to United Health ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    Friday at the Bayer Corp. building on Edison Lakes Parkway, the Mishawaka Fire Department donated the profits from their annual pink t-shirt sales to the United Health Services Organization.

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

    Oct 23, 2014 | 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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  17. UnitedHealth Group's Neutral Rating Reiterated at ZacksRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | 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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  18. UnitedHealth: Fresh Highs As Cost Concerns Fade AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | 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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  19. Comparing America's 3 Largest Health Plan CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    The Health Care Plans industry is expected to outperform the S&P broader market substantially this Q3 and Q4, significantly in 2015, and moderately beyond. Mean/high targets for 3 largest U.S. Healthcare Plans companies - UnitedHealth Group, Express Scripts Holding Company and WellPoint - range from 10% to 41% above current prices.

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

    Oct 16, 2014 | 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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