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UnitedHealth is buying hundreds of clinics in $5-billion deal as insurers push into patient care

December 6, 2017 |

UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation’s biggest health insurer, is spending nearly $ 5 billion to buy hundreds of clinics, just three days after rival Aetna Inc. announced a tie-up with CVS Health Corp.

Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth said Wednesday that its Optum segment will buy the DaVita…


L.A. Times – Business

UnitedHealth Sees Strong Growth Despite ACA Exits

July 18, 2017 |

UnitedHealth reported profit growth in the second quarter and raised its projections for the year, fueled by its Optum health-services arm.
WSJ.com: US Business

UnitedHealth Sues American Renal Associates, Alleging Fraud

July 2, 2016 |

UnitedHealth sued kidney-care chain American Renal Associates Holdings, accusing it of fraud as health-industry fights escalate over who is allowed to help consumers pay for Affordable Care Act coverage.
WSJ.com: US Business

Expensive Drugs Spur UnitedHealth, Other PBM Mergers – Investor’s Business Daily

March 31, 2015 |

Investor’s Business Daily

Expensive Drugs Spur UnitedHealth, Other PBM Mergers
Investor’s Business Daily
Maybe bigger is better for pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) thinks Catamaran (NASDAQ:CTRX) is worth $ 12.8 billion to increase leverage when bargaining for pricey medicines. PBMs, whose clients include health …
Dow advances most in eight weeks amid corporate mergersChicago Tribune
US STOCKS-Wall St rebounds from recent losses; deals helpReuters
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The MarketWatch
StreetWise Journal –The Australian –New York Times
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Business – Google News

UnitedHealth sets sail for drug manager Catamaran – USA TODAY

March 30, 2015 |

USA TODAY

UnitedHealth sets sail for drug manager Catamaran
USA TODAY
UnitedHealth Group (UNH), the nation's largest medical insurer, plans to buy drug benefits manager Catamaran (CTRX) in an effort to contain pharmaceutical drug prices. The deal, valued at nearly $ 13 billion, is designed to help the insurer seek better prices …
UnitedHealth Buys Catamaran for $ 12.8 Billion for Drug BenefitsBloomberg
UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager CatamaranU-T San Diego
Early movers: CTRX, ASPX, DD, ALTR, MSG & moreCNBC
Reuters –Chicago Tribune –Fox Business
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How did UnitedHealth let so many questionable claims slip past?

September 28, 2014 |

Here’s how the nation’s largest health insurance company aided and abetted what it says was a $ 43-million healthcare fraud.
L.A. Times – Business

UnitedHealth Group sues California over fine

July 11, 2014 |

Setting up a major legal fight, UnitedHealth Group Inc. has sued California’s insurance commissioner to block his attempt to fine the insurer $ 173.6 million for violations during a botched 2005 acquisition.
L.A. Times – Business

UnitedHealth Culls Doctors From Medicare Plans

November 16, 2013 |

UnitedHealth has dropped thousands of doctors from its networks—leaving many elderly patients unsure about whether they need to switch plans to keep seeing their doctors.
WSJ.com: US Business

UnitedHealth forecasts 2013 profit below Wall St view

November 26, 2012 |

(Reuters) – UnitedHealth Group Inc , the largest U.S. private health insurer, said on Monday it expects 2013 earnings of $ 5.25 to $ 5.50 per share, below analysts’ expectations. The outlook backs up comments the company made in October that analysts’ estimates for 2013 were too high due to the weak economy and government efforts to rein in the deficit. At that time, the Wall Street consensus was for earnings of $ 5.60 per share. UnitedHealth shares fell 93 cents, or 1.7 percent, to $ 53.01 in Monday morning New York Stock Exchange trading. …
Economy News Headlines – Yahoo! News

UnitedHealth to Replace Kraft in DJIA

September 16, 2012 |

UnitedHealth will replace Kraft in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, in a shift driven by Kraft’s plan to spin off its North American grocery business.
WSJ.com: US Business