Thursday Jul 17
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.
Thursday Jul 17
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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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.