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UnitedHealth Group Inc.

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  • Aetna raises 2015 outlook after 1Q earnings tops forecasts

    Aetna has hiked its 2015 forecast beyond analyst expectations after booking a 17-percent jump in first-quarter earnings, as enrollment gains and moderate medical cost growth helped the nation's third-largest health insurer. Shares of the Hartford,...
  • Family in GET-THIN probe fights for $109 million in seized funds

    Family in GET-THIN probe fights for $109 million in seized funds
    Federal agents have seized $109 million in cash and securities during an ongoing investigation of the businesses and individuals behind the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign for weight-loss surgery — and lawyers are fighting to get it back. An attorney...
  • Optum acquires walk-in medical care provider MedExpress

    Health services company Optum has acquired walk-in medical care provider MedExpress. Media outlets report that terms of the sale were not disclosed. Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based Optum announced the sale earlier this month. It is a subsidiary of...
  • Anthem rate hike excessive for 170,000, regulator says

    Anthem rate hike excessive for 170,000, regulator says
    California's insurance commissioner criticized healthcare giant Anthem Blue Cross for imposing an "excessive" rate increase on nearly 170,000 customers statewide. Dave Jones said Wednesday that Anthem had failed to justify its 9% average rate hike...
  • UnitedHealth Group Earnings Beat Analysts' Expectations

    UnitedHealth Group Earnings Beat Analysts' Expectations
    The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, beat analysts' expectations with first-quarter earnings driven by growth in its Medicaid and Medicare customer base and stronger revenue from its Optum subsidiary. The company reported quarterly...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico Taylor Energy Company now exists for only one reason: to fight an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that has gone largely unnoticed, despite creating miles-long slicks for more than a decade....
  • UnitedHealth shares up 3 percent as earnings top Wall Street estimates

    MINNEAPOLIS Strong performance at the company's health services unit drove better-than-expected first-quarter results at UnitedHealth Group, company officials said Thursday. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth is the nation's largest health insurer. The...
  • UnitedHealth hikes forecast, shares edge to new heights

    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 Optum...
  • Hospitals, UnitedHealthcare Reach Agreement

    Hospitals, UnitedHealthcare Reach Agreement
    HARTFORD — A contract battle between UnitedHealthcare and the parent company of Hartford Hospital and The Hospital of Central Connecticut concluded after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, less than two hours before the existing agreement expired. The...
  • Head of Anthem Blue Cross in California is leaving

    Head of Anthem Blue Cross in California is leaving
    The leader of Anthem Blue Cross in California, the state's largest for-profit health insurer, is leaving for another job. Mark Morgan, 48, president of the company's California business since 2013, will depart April 24. Pam Kehaly, his predecessor...
  • Thousands Could Face Higher Rates Wednesday If Hartford HealthCare, Insurer Talks Fail

    Thousands Could Face Higher Rates Wednesday If Hartford HealthCare, Insurer Talks Fail
    Thousands of UnitedHealthcare customers will have to pay higher, out-of-network rates starting Wednesday at Hartford Hospital and the Hospital of Central Connecticut, or they will have to seek care elsewhere, if the health insurer and the health system...