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UnitedHealth Group Inc.

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  • Medical grant program provides up to $10,000 for sick kids

    The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation in Maryland says families are eligible to receive up to $10,000 in medical care and services not covered by health insurance. The Carroll County Times (http://bit.ly/1bCnhSn) reports the organization is trying...
  • Medical grant program provides cash for sick kids

    There's money for sick children being left on the table in Maryland, as much as $10,000 per eligible child. That's the message the UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation would like to send to families about its medical grant program, according to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Accretive CEO to seek relisting as it rebuilds

    Accretive CEO to seek relisting as it rebuilds
    Accretive Health aims to take a symbolic step in the coming months toward regaining the trust of clients and the public, freeing it up, CEO Emad Rizk says, to grow in a sector that's expected to boom in coming years. That step — relisting on a...