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Thursday Jul 17 | TwinCities

UnitedHealth embraces state health exchanges

The nation's largest health insurer expects to play a much bigger role in the health care overhaul next year, as the federal law shifts from raising giant questions for the sector to offering growth opportunities.

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Thursday Jul 17 | Benzinga

UnitedHealth Posts Upbeat Q2 Earnings, Shares Rise

Shares of UnitedHealth Group surged around 3.7% in pre-market trading after the company reported upbeat second-quarter earnings and raised its revenue forecast.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Questcor's Own Data Blatantly Shows A 31% Decline In Net Sales Of...

Questcor's Own Data Blatantly Shows A 31% Decline In Net Sales Of Acthar By Aetna, With Other Insurers Following Suit - Mallinckrodt Shareholders, Pay Attention Let's ignore the fact that Questcor is facing an ongoing active U.S. Government investigation, is pushing a suspect drug and has seen insiders cash out hundreds of millions.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Star Tribune

UnitedHealth, doctors study way to lower cancer treatment costs

In a study, per-patient lump payments to doctors and better monitoring led to a reduction in the price tag for treatments.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

UnitedHealth sues California over $173M fine

UnitedHealth Group Inc. on Thursday sued California, saying the state's insurance commissioner abused his power when he issued a $173 million fine against the insurer for a troubled acquisition nearly a decade ago.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

UnitedHealth study finds cheaper way to treat cancer

A new UnitedHealthcare model for paying oncologists trimmed cancer-care costs by 34 percent without changing how well patients fared after treatment, according to a study conducted by the insurer and published in a medical journal Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Journal

The UnitedHealth unit hospitals cheer as their "gunslinger"

Hospital administrators probably have used some choice words about UnitedHealth Group Inc. when the insurer plays hardball with them over reimbursements.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

University of Newcastle

Bloomberg News index of stories on health RISKS

Bloomberg News has a nice index page of stories about hacking pacemakers and insulin pumps, electronic health records privacy/security issues, and so on.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Networked Insights, Insightful, Food and Drug Administration, Strategic Defense Initiative

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Insurance Networking

U.S. Hires UnitedHealth's Slavitt to Lead Obamacare Effort

The UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive whose Optum division has helped at least four states fix Obamacare health exchanges will become second-in-command at the federal agency that runs the U.S. program.

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