UnitedHealth

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Stock Holdings Reduced by Castle Rock Wealth Management LLC | 6/22/2020

Castle Rock Wealth Management LLC cut its position in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 79.1% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,129 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 4,285 shares during the period. Castle Rock Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $328,000 as of its most …

Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC Increases Stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/22/2020

Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC grew its position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 30.9% during the 1st the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,497 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,061 shares during the quarter. Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $1,250,000 at the end of the most recent …

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Grand Rounds Appoints New President, Mike Matteo | PR Newswire | 6/22/2020

… high-quality healthcare, announced today that Mike Matteo has joined the company as its new president. Matteo was most recently the chief client officer at OptumRx as part of a 23-year career at UnitedHealth Group. At UnitedHealth Group, he held numerous executive positions including chief executive officer of UHC National Accounts and Public Sector, as well as Optum’s first chief growth officer. At Grand Rounds, Matteo will use his …

Asia-Pacific Healthcare and Social Services Industry 2020-2027 | Featuring Biotricity, AIA Group, AXA, China Life Insurance, Metlife, UnitedHealth Group and More | PR Newswire | 6/22/2020

Asia-Pacific Healthcare and Social Services Industry 2020-2027 Featuring Biotricity, AIA Group, AXA, China Life Insurance, Metlife, UnitedHealth Group and More News provided by Jun 22, 2020, 09:15 ET Share this article DUBLIN , June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The “Asia Pacific Healthcare and Social Services Market Outlook 2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Asia Pacific healthcare and social services market is anticipated to grow with a modest CAGR …

415,469 Shares in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Bought by Advisor Group Holdings Inc. - American Banking News | 6/21/2020

Advisor Group Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 415,469 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock, valued at approximately $56,464,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of UNH. Orser Capital Management LLC raised …

Balentine LLC Takes Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/21/2020

Balentine LLC Takes Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Posted by Cheyenne Larson on Jun 21st, 2020 Balentine LLC purchased a new stake in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 1,880 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock, valued at approximately $469,000. Other institutional investors also recently bought and …

Colony Group LLC Buys 4,933 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/21/2020

Colony Group LLC raised its stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 4.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 127,797 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 4,933 shares during the period. UnitedHealth Group comprises about 1.0% of Colony Group LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 16th biggest position. Colony Group LLC’s holdings …

Colony Group LLC Boosts Stock Holdings in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/21/2020

Colony Group LLC Boosts Stock Holdings in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Posted by Jay Halladay on Jun 21st, 2020 Colony Group LLC boosted its stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 4.0% during the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 127,797 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 4,933 shares during the quarter. UnitedHealth Group makes up about 1.0% of Colony Group LLC’s …

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV Has $12.41 Million Stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/21/2020

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV trimmed its stake in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 2.2% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 49,778 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 1,137 shares during the period. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $12,414,000 as of its most recent …

Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC Buys 1,061 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/21/2020

Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC lifted its stake in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 30.9% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 4,497 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,061 shares during the period. Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $1,250,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also …

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV Decreases Stock Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/21/2020

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV lessened its stake in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 2.2% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 49,778 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 1,137 shares during the quarter. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $12,414,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors also recently …

Minnesota doctors try stopping the discomfort with COVID-19 tests | Star Tribune | 6/21/2020

… group near Seattle reported success in detecting the virus that causes COVID-19 when patients used two different types of shorter swabs to collect their own nasal specimens. The medical group is owned by UnitedHealth Group, which mobilized resources to help doctors at the Everett Clinic test the alternate methods on hundreds of patients. In their study, health care workers guided patients as they used the shorter swabs. Workers then …

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Shares Bought by ARGI Investment Services LLC | 6/21/2020

ARGI Investment Services LLC boosted its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 11.0% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 3,957 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 393 shares during the period. ARGI Investment Services LLC’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $987,000 as of its most recent filing …

Advisor Group Holdings Inc. Takes $56.46 Million Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/21/2020

Advisor Group Holdings Inc. acquired a new stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 415,469 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock, valued at approximately $56,464,000. Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Country Trust Bank increased its holdings in shares …

AQR Capital Management LLC Sells 50,312 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/20/2020

AQR Capital Management LLC lessened its stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 5.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 828,914 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 50,312 shares during the period. AQR Capital Management LLC owned about 0.09% of UnitedHealth Group worth $206,715,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge …

Dowling & Yahnke LLC Cuts Stock Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/20/2020

Posted by ABMN Staff on Jun 19th, 2020 // No Comments Dowling & Yahnke LLC cut its holdings in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 3.9% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 46,588 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 1,881 shares during the quarter. UnitedHealth Group accounts for 1.1% of Dowling & Yahnke LLC’s investment portfolio …

Capital International Investors Cuts Stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/20/2020

Capital International Investors lessened its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 21.3% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 20,328,837 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 5,514,864 shares during the period. UnitedHealth Group accounts for about 2.1% of Capital International Investors’ investment portfolio, making the stock its …

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Shares Sold by Capital International Investors | 6/20/2020

Capital International Investors cut its stake in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 21.3% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 20,328,837 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 5,514,864 shares during the period. UnitedHealth Group comprises 2.1% of Capital International Investors’ investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. Capital International Investors’ holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $5,069,608,000 as of its most …

Capital Research Global Investors Trims Stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/20/2020

Capital Research Global Investors lessened its holdings in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 23.7% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 22,778,809 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 7,072,207 shares during the period. UnitedHealth Group makes up about 2.2% of Capital Research Global Investors’ investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. Capital Research Global …

Capital World Investors Raises Stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) - WKRB News | 6/20/2020

Capital World Investors raised its stake in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 0.2% during the 1st the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 48,051,337 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 118,340 shares during the period. UnitedHealth Group comprises approximately 3.5% of Capital World Investors’ investment portfolio, making the stock its 2nd largest …

Capital World Investors Acquires 118,340 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/20/2020

Capital World Investors lifted its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 0.2% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 48,051,337 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 118,340 shares during the quarter. UnitedHealth Group makes up about 3.5% of Capital World Investors’ holdings, making the stock its 2nd …

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Shares Purchased by Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp | 6/20/2020

Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp boosted its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 113.5% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 30,801 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 16,377 shares during the quarter. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $7,680,000 at the end …

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Shares Purchased by Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI | 6/20/2020

Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI boosted its position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 38.0% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 463,423 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 127,623 shares during the quarter. UnitedHealth Group comprises approximately 2.5% of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 13th …

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Shares Bought by Forbes J M & Co. LLP | 6/20/2020

Forbes J M & Co. LLP increased its holdings in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 6.4% during the 1st the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 26,941 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 1,614 shares during the quarter. Forbes J M & Co. LLP’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $6,719,000 at the end of the most …

Forbes J M & Co. LLP Acquires 1,614 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 6/20/2020

Posted by ABMN Staff on Jun 19th, 2020 // No Comments Forbes J M & Co. LLP raised its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 6.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 26,941 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,614 shares during the period. Forbes J M & Co. LLP’s holdings …

Medicare

Study Finds Seniors with COVID-19 Taking Hypertension Medication at Lower Risk of Hospitalization, Clinical Trial to Follow Immediately | Business Wire | 5/19/2020

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) with the Yale School of Medicine found that older COVID-19 patients with hypertension taking angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors had a lower risk of COVID-19 hospitalization. A pragmatic clinical trial will be a critical next step. The study, which was recently submitted for peer-reviewed publication, analyzed retrospective data from about 10,000 patients testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 who were enrolled in Medicare

Medicare Advantage

Blue Cross waives more fees for Medicare Advantage customers | 5/18/2020

… Order Reprint Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota said Monday it will waive fees on doctors’ visits for its Medicare Advantage customers for the rest of the year, joining a growing number of health … to continue providing care. Nearly two weeks ago, Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth waived copays and other fees through September for Medicare Advantage beneficiaries, a move that in part recognized that many seniors are delaying certain treatments …

CDC

UnitedHealth Group and Microsoft Collaborate to Launch ProtectWell™ Protocol and App to Support Return-to-Workplace Planning and COVID-19 Symptom Screening - Business Wire | 5/15/2020

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) have joined forces to launch ProtectWell™, an innovative return-to-workplace protocol that enables employers to bring employees back to work in a safer environment. ProtectWell … do business. ProtectWell™ incorporates Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and the latest clinical research to limit the spread of COVID-19 by screening employees for symptoms and establishing guidelines to support the …

American Hospital Association

Insurer-owned medical practices received CARES Act provider grants | Modern Healthcare | 5/4/2020

… insurergot some of the $175 billion grant fund Congress set up to help providers offset coronavirus-related expenses and losses. UnitedHealth Group, which has been a leader in acquiring physician practices in recent years, received … grants, and if so, whether they returned any money. The American Hospital Association wrote to HHS Secretary Alex Azar on April 27 lamenting that hospitals and health systems got an estimated 44% of the first …

Medicaid

Insurers Brace For Big Influx Of Jobless Americans To Obamacare And Medicaid | 5/3/2020

Medicaid benefits for poor Americans as do Aetna, UnitedHealth Group and myriad Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans that are also expecting enrollment increases. Most state Medicaid programs contract with private health insurers to administer health benefits of their low income and poor residents who qualify. Centene last week said it expects the rise in unemployment amid the spread of COVID-19 to boost Medicaid and Obamacare enrollment, leading to …

Mental Health

In Mental Health Play, UnitedHealths Optum May Buy Virtual Provider AbleTo | 5/1/2020

… Mental Health. Amid the spread of the Coronavirus strain COVID-19, insurers and medical care providers are also stepping up their efforts to address isolation and loneliness as Americans comply with state “shelter in place” orders. CNBC earlier this week said Optum was in “advanced talks” to buy AbleTo for about $470 million, citing “people familiar with the deal.” Neither UnitedHealth Group nor Optum would confirm plans to buy Ableto …

Digital Health

UnitedHealth is acquiring virtual mental healthcare upstart AbleTo as demand for telehealth rises | Business Insider | 4/29/2020

Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider, click here. The insurance giant is in talks to dole out $470 million to snap up New York-based virtual mental healthcare startup AbleTo and fold it into Optum, which is involved with noninsurance aspects of UnitedHealth, like data analytics and clinical services …

Telehealth

UnitedHealth is acquiring virtual mental healthcare upstart AbleTo as demand for telehealth rises | Business Insider | 4/29/2020

… New York-based virtual mental healthcare startup AbleTo and fold it into Optum, which is involved with noninsurance aspects of UnitedHealth, like data analytics and clinical services, CNBC reports . This isn't the first … IT arm, but also help it dig into the swelling telehealth market. AbleTo is UnitedHealth's most recent purchase in a string of buy-ups aimed at building out Optum. The acquisitions the insurance …

Remote Monitoring

UnitedHealth is acquiring virtual mental healthcare upstart AbleTo as demand for telehealth rises | Business Insider | 4/29/2020

… New York-based virtual mental healthcare startup AbleTo and fold it into Optum, which is involved with noninsurance aspects of UnitedHealth, like data analytics and clinical services, CNBC reports . This isn't the first … healthcare social network site PatientsLikeMe , healthcare payments firm Equian , and remote monitoring upstart Vivify — were all fused into Optum. In December 2019, UnitedHealth said it anticipated half of its total revenue would stem from Optum …

Behavioral Health

Optum eyeing $470M acquisition of digital therapy provider AbleTo: report | 4/28/2020

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum subsidiary is close to pinning down a deal to acquire virtual therapy provider AbleTo for $470 million. The two are in advanced talks, according to a report in CNBC. The news comes … RELATED: As COVID-19 isolates patients, telehealth becomes lifeline for behavioral health Optum made a significant investment in AbleTo in January 2019 through its venture capital arm. At the time, Stephen Renfro, principal at Optum …

Case Management

InHealth MD Alliance Hires Dr. Mark Leenay as CEO | 4/28/2020

… Leenay (Photo: Business Wire) Headquartered in Orlando, IMA provides preventative care services, chronic disease management, and patient care coordination and case management. IMA has more than 60 physicians serving over 20,000 members under fully capitated … Senior Vice President at Optum, the health services platform of UnitedHealth Group. In his final two years with Optum International in London, Dr. Leenay oversaw all clinical programs, including EAP, wellness and complex medical conditions …

Clinical Operations

InHealth MD Alliance Hires Dr. Mark Leenay as CEO | 4/28/2020

clinical operations across all business lines for both physical and behavioral health. Prior to WellCare, Dr. Leenay served for six years in the U.S. and U.K. as a Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President at Optum, the health services platform of UnitedHealth Group. In his final two years with Optum International in London, Dr. Leenay oversaw all clinical programs, including EAP, wellness and complex medical conditions for Optum’s international …

ACA

Health insurers prosper as COVID-19 deflates demand for elective treatments | FierceHealthcare | 4/28/2020

… to severe—and concluded that “U.S. health insurers will nonetheless remain profitable under the most likely scenarios.” Earlier this month, UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann told analysts that cost reductions so far are outstripping expenses … enrollees pay their premiums. Some states that run their own ACA marketplaces have reopened enrollment to help the uninsured get coverage. The industry also wants Congress to authorize temporary financial support to help cover insurers …

Mental Health Services

Optum targets telehealth provider for $470M acquisition: 5 details | 4/28/2020

Optum is trying to purchase a virtual therapy provider for $470 million, according to CNBC . Four things to know: 1. Optum, which is part of UnitedHealth Group, is in talks with AbleTo, a New York-based telehealth company focused on mental health services. The company is seeing an uptick in users during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. There are some insurers that cover AbleTo’s main services and it also offers …

Employee Engagement

CEO Pay Watch: UnitedHealth’s David Wichman made more than $52 million last year | Star Tribune | 4/24/2020

… benefited from long-term equity awards that were granted in previous years. Wichmann was named CEO in 2017, after joining UnitedHealth in 1998 and holding senior executive roles since 2004. Combined, Wichmann and Hemsley exercised … blend of stewardship measures that include a net promoter score, employee engagement and employee teamwork. The company exceeded the targeted goal for two of three financial targets, but it was at the threshold or below …

Biotech

Healthcare & Biotech ETFs Digest GILD’s Failure News: 5 Winners - April 24, 2020 - Zacks.com | 4/24/2020

Gilead Sciences ( GILD - Free Report ) spoilt the biotech sector’s mood on Apr 23. With coronavirus taking the world in its grip, research work on treatments and vaccines are going on at an extraordinary pace. In … nursing homes rehabilitation & retirement centers. Th fund is heavy on Unitedhealth (22.66%) and CVS Health (13.3%) (read: Healthcare ETFs in Focus Post UnitedHealth’s Q1 Earnings ). SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH - Free Report ) — Up 1.56 …

Home Health

Health insurer CEOs saw pay bumps in 2019 | 4/21/2020

… as nearly all of their companies grew profits and revenue. David Wichmann, the CEO of the most profitable health insurer UnitedHealth Group , made $18.9 million in total pay last year, a 4.3% increase over the … branched into healthcare delivery, buying up primary care clinics and home health agencies. Beyond CVS’ merger with Aetna, in recent years Cigna bought pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts, while Centene acquired rival insurer WellCare Health …

Food and Drug Administration

First at-home COVID-19 testing kit authorized by the FDA - The Verge | 4/21/2020

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued the first authorization for an at-home COVID-19 test kit. LabCorp, the diagnostics company producing the tests, says it will give first access to health care … more invasive swabbing methods, according to an analysis done by UnitedHealth Group and the Gates Foundation. The FDA started allowing those types of swabs at the end of March, although the agency said they still …

Department of Health and Human Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA, Gates Foundation, UnitedHealth Group, Quantigen, and U.S. Cotton Collaborate to Address Testing Supply Needs | PR Newswire | 4/17/2020

… our industry partners to fight this pandemic, and today is a great example of that work. We appreciate work by UnitedHealth Group, Quantigen, and the Gates Foundation to perform and support the clinical studies necessary … 888-INFO-FDA The FDA, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, protects the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other …

Kaiser Family Foundation

After largely exiting ACA exchanges, UnitedHealthcare mulls jumping back in | Healthcare Dive | 4/16/2020

… But we have given this considerable thought leading up to this crisis and through it all,” David Wichmann, CEO of UnitedHealth Group, said during a Wednesday first quarter earnings call. As the marketplaces opened, some … a more profitable market,” Cynthia Cox, vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation, told Healthcare Dive. Scott Fidel, managing director and analyst with Stephens, sought to gauge the insurer’s appetite for re-entering the ACA …

HIPAA

Sanvello Offers Free Clinician Dashboard to Mental Health Professionals to Support COVID-19 Response | Business Wire | 4/16/2020

UnitedHealth Group company. Sanvello for Clinicians is the web-based professional dashboard complement to Sanvello , the 1 app for stress and anxiety with more than 3 million users and a 4.8/5 rating. Sanvello for Clinicians offers therapists, psychiatrists, independent practitioners, guidance counselors and other clinicians a way to engage with patients on a HIPAA-compliant platform that includes secure video therapy functionality, text-based messaging and scheduling, the ability to …

Electronic Health Records

Sanvello Offers Free Clinician Dashboard to Mental Health Professionals to Support COVID-19 Response | Business Wire | 4/16/2020

… to its clinician dashboard, Sanvello for Clinicians, to all U.S. mental health professionals to support their work with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic for the duration of the crisis. Sanvello is a UnitedHealth Group company. Sanvello for Clinicians is the web-based professional dashboard complement to Sanvello , the 1 app for stress and anxiety with more than 3 million users and a 4.8/5 rating. Sanvello for Clinicians offers therapists …

Pharmacy Benefit Management

UnitedHealth won’t seek federal aid because of outbreak | Star Tribune | 4/15/2020

UnitedHealth won’t seek federal aid because of outbreak By TOM MURPHY Associated Press April 15, 2020 — 7:30am Purchase: Order Reprint UnitedHealth Group is sticking to its 2020 profit outlook and says it won’t seek federal … Its Optum segment also runs one of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit management operations as well as a growing number of clinics and urgent care and surgery centers. Analysts expect those surgery centers to see …

Medication Adherence

UnitedHealth Group Provides Expansive Support to COVID-19 Response Efforts, Reports Balanced First Quarter Performance | Business Wire | 4/15/2020

MINNETONKA, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 15, 2020– During the first quarter of 2020, UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) responded to the COVID-19 global health crisis, rapidly redirecting its business efforts to provide a broad range … hours were extended at our behavioral health pharmacies to ensure medication adherence for those with mental health and substance use disorders. Deployed triage tools, including a symptom checker with next best action recommendations for our …

Federation of American Hospitals

Providers begin receiving first round of CARES Act grants | Modern Healthcare | 4/10/2020

Federation of American Hospitals President and CEO Chip Kahn said he generally supports the administration’s surprise billing ban, though he said important details were unclear including insurer reimbursement for out-of-network services. “This is in a framework that we support,” Kahn said.Many providers received direct deposits on Friday morning. HHS said that payment was made through information on file either with UnitedHealth Group or the CMS, and paper checks …

CVS

UnitedHealth, 15 other Minnesota companies make latest Fortune 500 list | 5/19/2020

UnitedHealth Group ranked No. 7. The list always has a certain amount of churn in its rankings, and this year is no exception. Last year, 17 Minnesota companies were ranked. Two companies fell off the list, one returned. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth is Minnesota’s largest company, and it fell a spot in the rankings because CVS Health jumped to No. 5 after its $69 billion acquisition of Aetna. Next year, the …

CVS Health

UnitedHealth, 15 other Minnesota companies make latest Fortune 500 list | 5/19/2020

UnitedHealth Group ranked No. 7. The list always has a certain amount of churn in its rankings, and this year is no exception. Last year, 17 Minnesota companies were ranked. Two companies fell off the list, one returned. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth is Minnesota’s largest company, and it fell a spot in the rankings because CVS Health jumped to No. 5 after its $69 billion acquisition of Aetna. Next year, the …

Anthem, Inc.

Humana (HUM) Rallies 59.3% in a Year: Further Upside Left? - May 18, 2020 - Zacks.com | 5/18/2020

Anthem, Inc. ( ANTM - Free Report ) , Centene Corporation ( CNC - Free Report ) , and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH - Free Report ) , which have gained 4.4%, 23.8% and 18.3%, respectively, in the same time frame. All three stocks carry a Zacks Rank 3 (Hold). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks 1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here. The company also has a pleasant earnings surprise history, having exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate in …

Apple Health

UnitedHealth, Microsoft launch COVID-19 screening app for employers | Healthcare Dive | 5/15/2020

UnitedHealth, Microsoft launch COVID-19 screening app for employers Courtesy of UnitedHealth Group First published on Dive Brief: UnitedHealth and Microsoft have launched an app aimed at helping employers reopen their offices as most states … the app is managed by a technology company like Google, Apple or Microsoft, according to Kaiser Family Foundation polling . Microsoft and UnitedHealth’s offering uses an artificial intelligence chatbot to ask users questions to screen for …

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Tausight Appoints Healthcare Veteran Dave Dickinson as Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 5/12/2020

… risk across their greatly expanding and increasingly decentralized care ecosystems.” Most recently, Dave was the SVP, External Business Ventures for UnitedHealth Group R&D and Chief Innovation Officer for OptumLabs, where he architected and led … New Business Development, General Manager, and marketing leadership roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb/Mead Johnson, Church & Dwight/Arm & Hammer, Johnson & Johnson Consumer, and StemCyte, a regenerative therapeutics company. “PHI is the foundation of patient trust …

Pfizer

Dow Rises as Lockdowns Ease and Oil Prices Rally - TheStreet | 5/5/2020

Pfizer ( PFE ) - Get Report led the Dow, followed by UnitedHealth ( UNH ) - Get Report and Home Depot ( HD ) - Get Report . Pfizer and its partner BioNTech ( BNTX ) - Get Report said they had launched a clinical trial to test a set of potential Covid-19 vaccines, that, if successful, could lead to the production of millions of doses by year's end. Gov. Gavin Newsom of California, the first state to shut …

Optum

8 recent Optum updates | 5/4/2020

Optum continued to grow through the first quarter of 2020, even as the company turned its attention to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eight moves from the health services company in the last 60 days:1 … assignment at the WHO is complete. David Wichmann, CEO of UnitedHealth Group, will oversee Optum during Mr. Witty’s absence.3. Optum reported first-quarter revenue hit $32.8 billion, a 24.6 percent year-over-year increase …

OptumInsight

8 recent Optum updates | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/4/2020

UnitedHealth Group, will oversee Optum during Mr. Witty’s absence.3. Optum reported first-quarter revenue hit $32.8 billion, a 24.6 percent year-over-year increase. OptumHealth revenue was up 36.9 percent to $9.2 billion, and OptumInsights grew 13.9 billion to $2.5 billion. Revenue backlog for OptumInsights also jumped 10.3 percent to $19.2 billion.4. Optum Ventures led a Series A funding round for Heartbeat Health, a data-driven cardiology telehealth …

AbleTo

8 recent Optum updates | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/4/2020

… 60 days:1. Optum reportedly is looking to expand its telehealth offerings. CNBC reported the company is in talks with AbleTo, a New York-based telehealth company focused on mental health services, as a potential … assignment at the WHO is complete. David Wichmann, CEO of UnitedHealth Group, will oversee Optum during Mr. Witty’s absence.3. Optum reported first-quarter revenue hit $32.8 billion, a 24.6 percent year-over-year increase …

DaVita

Optum in talks to acquire virtual therapy provider for $470M, sources say — 4 details | 5/1/2020

UnitedHealth’s Optum division could acquire virtual therapy provider AbleTo for about $470 million, according to CNBC . Four things to know: 1. People familiar with the deal told CNBC that Optum is in talks with AbleTo … statement on the potential transaction. 4. Optum’s previous acquisitions include DaVita Medical Group and Vivify Health, a patient-monitoring startup. More articles on surgery centers …

Equian

UnitedHealth is acquiring virtual mental healthcare upstart AbleTo as demand for telehealth rises | Business Insider | 4/29/2020

… New York-based virtual mental healthcare startup AbleTo and fold it into Optum, which is involved with noninsurance aspects of UnitedHealth, like data analytics and clinical services, CNBC reports . This isn't the first … including of healthcare social network site PatientsLikeMe , healthcare payments firm Equian , and remote monitoring upstart Vivify — were all fused into Optum. In December 2019, UnitedHealth said it anticipated half of its total revenue would stem …

PatientsLikeMe

UnitedHealth is acquiring virtual mental healthcare upstart AbleTo as demand for telehealth rises | Business Insider | 4/29/2020

… New York-based virtual mental healthcare startup AbleTo and fold it into Optum, which is involved with noninsurance aspects of UnitedHealth, like data analytics and clinical services, CNBC reports . This isn't the first … magnate made in 2019 — including of healthcare social network site PatientsLikeMe , healthcare payments firm Equian , and remote monitoring upstart Vivify — were all fused into Optum. In December 2019, UnitedHealth said it anticipated half of its …

IngenioRx

Anthem profit beats on IngenioRx strength; backs 2020 earnings forecast | Yahoo News | 4/29/2020

IngenioRx and as more people opted for its health plans. Shares of the second-largest U.S. health insurer rose 1.4% in trading before the bell after the company also stood by its 2020 profit goals for the year, joining rivals UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH.N , Centene Corp CNC.N and Humana Inc HUM.N . The company, however, warned of uncertainty around the impact from the COVID-19 pandemic and withdrew its forecast for …

Teladoc

Report: Optum in talks to acquire AbleTo for $470M - MedCity News | 4/28/2020

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum is in talks to acquire behavioral telehealth provider AbleTo for $470 million, according to CNBC . The deal would bring together the two companies at a time when the demand for telehealth services … in recent months, before the pandemic started. Earlier this year, Teladoc acquired competitor InTouch Health for $600 million . American Well, another telehealth giant, acquired behavioral health provider Aligned Telehealth for an undisclosed amount at the …

Boston Scientific

How UnitedHealth Group and a team of expert partners developed a new ventilator in 30 days | FierceHealthcare | 4/27/2020

As providers struggle in some regions to access critical ventilators to treat patients with COVID-19, UnitedHealth Group and several partners have launched a new, lighter device that can help ease that strain. And they did it in less than 30 days. The new “coventor” was initially designed by researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and the Earl E. Bakken Medical Device Center. Experts at UnitedHealth, Boston Scientific

Medtronic

How UnitedHealth Group and a team of expert partners developed a new ventilator in 30 days | FierceHealthcare | 4/27/2020

UnitedHealth Group and several partners have launched a new, lighter device that can help ease that strain. And they did it in less than 30 days. The new “coventor” was initially designed by researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and the Earl E. Bakken Medical Device Center. Experts at UnitedHealth, Boston Scientific and Medtronic jumped in to help navigate technical, clinical, regulatory and manufacturing hurdles. Ken Ehlert, chief …

Biogen

Stock market live Thursday: Stocks end flat, Gilead report raises doubts | CNBC | 4/23/2020

… happened: 4:20 pm: Thursday’s volatile session by the numbers Dow closed up 0.17% for its second straight positive day with UnitedHealth, Boeing, J&J and Chevron having the most positive point impact This week: Dow … Evercore ISI named Disney a top pick. Raymond James downgraded Biogen to underperform from market perform. Citi downgraded Biogen to sell from neutral. Barclays downgraded L Brands to equal weight from overweight. Craig-Hallum upgraded …

AbbVie

Nitrome Biosciences Raises $38M Series A Financing to Advance Therapeutics Targeting a Novel Group of Enzymes involved in Age-related Diseases | 4/22/2020

… Series A financing of $38 million co-led by Sofinnova Partners, a leading European life sciences venture capital firm, and AbbVie Ventures, AbbVie’s corporate strategic venture capital arm, with further participation from the Dementia Discovery … Bill Gates, British Patient Capital, NFL Players Association, Quest Diagnostics, UnitedHealth Group, the UK’s Department of Health and Social Care, and the charity Alzheimer’s Research UK. www.theddfund.com About Mission Bay Capital Mission Bay Capital is …

Express Scripts

Health insurer CEOs saw pay bumps in 2019 | Modern Healthcare | 4/21/2020

… as nearly all of their companies grew profits and revenue. David Wichmann, the CEO of the most profitable health insurer UnitedHealth Group , made $18.9 million in total pay last year, a 4.3% increase over the … with Aetna, in recent years Cigna bought pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts, while Centene acquired rival insurer WellCare Health Plans. Humana purchased stakes in home health and hospice companies while building out primary care clinics …

Celgene

Industry Luminaries Across Biopharmaceuticals, Payers, and Technology Convene on GNS Healthcare’s In Silico Patient Advisory Board | PR Newswire | 4/21/2020

Celgene Peter Neupert - Lead Director at Adaptive and LabCorp, former Corporate Vice President at Microsoft and Founder/CEO of drugstore.com Lee Newcomer - former Senior Vice President, Oncology and Genetics, and Chief Medical Officer at UnitedHealth Group “We are thrilled to have these pioneers across several key industries lend their insights to the commercialization of these in silico patients. Tom and Michael bring the R&D and commercial perspective, respectively, from …

OptumCare

New Study Shows Effectiveness of Polyester Swabs and Saline Transportation for COVID-19 Testing, Improving Testing Efficiency and Flexibility, and Protecting Health Care Workers | Business Wire | 4/17/2020

MINNETONKA, Minn.- A study led by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) Research & Development and The Everett Clinic, part of Optum, revealed alternative swab materials and commonly available saline are effective for COVID-19 testing, providing more … part of Optum. “This study further refines UnitedHealth Group and OptumCare research showing how a simple, patient-administered test can effectively and efficiently test for COVID-19 infections.” With medical supplies limited and COVID-19 …

Novartis

EuroBiotech Report—Witty joins WHO project, Arix cuts, Galapagos, Leo and Novartis | FierceBiotech | 4/16/2020

Novartis teamed up with cell therapy startup TScan Therapeutics. And more. — Nick Taylor 1. WHO tasks ex-GSK CEO Witty with hastening COVID-19 vaccine R&D The World Health Organization (WHO) has tasked ex-GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty with helping accelerate development of a COVID-19 vaccine. Witty is taking a leave of absence from his job at UnitedHealth Group until around the end of the year to co …

GlaxoSmithKline

EuroBiotech Report—Witty joins WHO project, Arix cuts, Galapagos, Leo and Novartis | FierceBiotech | 4/16/2020

… latest edition of our weekly EuroBiotech Report. We start this week at the World Health Organization, which turned to ex-GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty for help advancing a vaccine against COVID-19. Elsewhere, Arix Bioscience … is taking a leave of absence from his job at UnitedHealth Group until around the end of the year to co-lead the WHO initiative. 2. Arix cuts costs, changes leadership team to hunker down …

Novo Nordisk

Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. March 2020 Monthly Update | PR Newswire | 4/16/2020

… Alphabet, Inc. 1.6% 11 Insulet Corp. 1.6% 12 Facebook, Inc. 1.5% 13 salesforce.com, Inc. 1.4% 14 Visa, Inc. 1.4% 15 UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 1.4% 16 Autodesk, Inc. 1.4% 17 PayPal Holdings, Inc. 1.4% 18 Yum … Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Five Below, Inc. Mondelez International, Inc. Novo Nordisk A/S RBC Bearings, Inc. WEX, Inc. The net asset value (NAV) of a closed-end fund is the market value of the …

OptumRx

UnitedHealth Group Provides Expansive Support to COVID-19 Response Efforts, Reports Balanced First Quarter Performance | 4/15/2020

MINNETONKA, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 15, 2020– During the first quarter of 2020, UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) responded to the COVID-19 global health crisis, rapidly redirecting its business efforts to provide a broad range … 10.3% year-over-year to $19.2 billion at quarter end. OptumRx revenues in the first quarter 2020 increased $3.7 billion or 21.0% year-over-year to $21.6 billion, reflecting new client wins and continued growth …

Optum Ventures

8 recent Optum updates | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/4/2020

… talks with AbleTo, a New York-based telehealth company focused on mental health services, as a potential target for acquisition. Optum Ventures already invests in the company and is trying to buy it for $470 … assignment at the WHO is complete. David Wichmann, CEO of UnitedHealth Group, will oversee Optum during Mr. Witty’s absence.3. Optum reported first-quarter revenue hit $32.8 billion, a 24.6 percent year-over-year increase …

Bain Capital

Optum in talks to acquire virtual therapy provider for $470M, sources say — 4 details | 5/1/2020

UnitedHealth’s Optum division could acquire virtual therapy provider AbleTo for about $470 million, according to CNBC . Four things to know: 1. People familiar with the deal told CNBC that Optum is in talks with AbleTo … in AbleTo, which had also raised money from Aetna and Bain Capital Ventures. “AbleTo is changing the way people access and experience behavioral health care, and we look forward to working with AbleTo to drive …

Bain Capital Ventures

UnitedHealth near buying telehealth provider AbleTo for $470 million | CNBC | 4/28/2020

Traders work at the post where UnitedHealth Group is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Brendan McDermid Reuters UnitedHealth Group’s Optum is in advanced talks to acquire virtual therapy provider AbleTo … AbleTo, after the company previously raised money from investors including Bain Capital Ventures and Aetna (now owned by CVS ), a UnitedHealth competitor in the health insurance market. Stephen Renfro, a partner at Optum Ventures, said …

Goldman Sachs

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Goldman Sachs, Tesla, Target & more | 4/15/2020

UnitedHealth Group – The health insurer beat estimates by 9 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of $3.72 per share, with revenue also above estimates on strength across all its businesses. The company also maintained its prior full year outlook, although it said it would continue to evaluate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Goldman Sachs – The investment bank reported quarterly earnings of $3.11 per share, missing the consensus estimate of …

Citigroup

What investors can learn from bank earnings - CNN | 4/14/2020

… with reports from big US banks. JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo are up first on Tuesday, with Bank of America, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs following on Wednesday. Safe to say, this promises to be a … Earnings from Infosys ( INFY ) and Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) Coming tomorrow: UnitedHealth ( UNH ) , Bank of America ( BAC ) , Citigroup ( C ) and Goldman Sachs ( GS ) earnings …

Morgan Stanley

How Fortune 500 companies are responding to coronavirus pandemic with resources, expertise | Fortune | 4/13/2020

… now essentially shut down the U.S. economy, dozens of companies have donated billions of dollars collectively to combat the crisis. Morgan Stanley has made a $10 million cash commitment to support relief efforts. Twitter and … Tyvek suits to support U.S. national efforts against the coronavirus. UnitedHealth Group UnitedHealth Group is waiving out-of-pocket costs for coronavirus testing and testing-related visits, as well as treatment, and providing 24/7 access …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

UnitedHealth Group pushes self-collected COVID-19 test | Star Tribune | 3/26/2020

… approach that could help with swab shortages and conserve dwindling supplies of protective gear for health care workers. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group announced study results Wednesday that support the new approach, which was developed by … self-administered by people experiencing coronavirus symptoms,” the Seattle-based Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said in a statement. “This will reduce the need for health care workers to use gowns, masks, and gloves to collect …

HealthCare Partners

Optum in the past 90 days: 8 things to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/17/2020

… aim to accelerate development of Heartbeat Health’s virtual care platform. 2. In early March, Bloomberg covered a story about Harmony, UnitedHealth Group’s health plan which aims to steer patients to Optum-owned physician practices. Policyholders … California in January. Dr. Desai previously served as president of HealthCare Partners in El Segundo, Calif. He is responsible for Optum’s physician networks and organizations in California, including Monarch HealthCare and AppleCare. 8. In January …

Legg Mason

Health-care stocks hinge on presidential politics — and they’re now looking favorable - MarketWatch | 2/19/2020

… Politics national poll average for Warren as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, while the white line is UnitedHealth Group’s UNH, +1.12% share price. As Warren has dropped in the polls, UnitedHealth has … medicine to change their minds. ClearBridge is a subsidiary of Legg Mason LM, +24.41% with $154 billion in assets under management. Gordon assists fund managers with their selection of health-care investments. One example is …

JP Morgan

Wall St. hits record highs as virus fears ease [Video] | Yahoo News | 2/12/2020

UnitedHealth and Anthem were in rally mode with an eye on the ballot box. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who wants to eliminate private health insurance, may have won the Democratic primary in New Hampshire, but he only did so with a very small majority. JP Morgan says that is positive for the heath insurance providers. Shares of UnitedHealth hit an all-time high. One Wall Street luminary is weighing in …

Zacks Investment Research

Trump Budget 2021 Likely to Impact These Sector ETFs | Yahoo News | 2/11/2020

… a span of 10 years. The proposal does not bode well for healthcare providers like HCA Healthcare Inc. HCA and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated UNH. At the end of 2018, HCA operated 179 hospitals, comprising 175 … each week. Get it free Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH …

BlackRock

UnitedHealth Group, BlackRock rise; Target, Nektar fall | Star Tribune | 1/15/2020

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday. UnitedHealth Group Inc., up $8.17 at $296.41. The nation’s largest health insurer reported surprisingly good fourth-quarter profits. Target Corp., down $8.26 at $117. The retailer … giant’s fourth-quarter profits dipped because of lower interest rates. BlackRock Inc., up $11.94 at $530.26. The investment firm handily beat Wall Street’s fourth-quarter earnings forecasts. Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp., down 16 cents at …

Warburg Pincus

TriNet Announces Appointment of Dr. Jacqueline Kosecoff to its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 1/15/2020

… Warburg Pincus, a private equity investing firm. Previously, she was a senior executive inside UnitedHealth Group-PacifiCare. Dr. Kosecoff joined UnitedHealth Group as part of its acquisition of PacifiCare Health Systems in 2005 and took responsibility for, among other areas, the Medicare Part D business and the consumer health product division serving seniors. Prior to that, she was at PacifiCare Health Systems and served as Executive Vice President with responsibility …

Zacks Equity Research

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Q4 Earnings Top Estimates | Zacks | 1/15/2020

You follow Tale of the Tape - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article UnitedHealth Group ( UNH - Free Report ) came out with quarterly earnings of $3.90 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $3.77 per share. This compares to earnings of $3.28 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items …

Provident Healthcare Partners

Provident Healthcare Partners Announced As Winner Of The 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards | PR Newswire | 12/11/2019

Provident Healthcare Partners (Provident) was named a winner for the Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year ( $250 - $500M ). Provident won for representing Peoples Health Inc. in its acquisition by UnitedHealthcare, a division of UnitedHealth Group. Peoples Health is a Medicare Advantage Organization that administers health benefits to over 63,000 beneficiaries in Louisiana . Provident served as exclusive investment banking advisor to Peoples Health. Provident was also named as a finalist for …

SunTrust Bank

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) – Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates | 12/3/2019

Posted by ABMN Staff on Dec 3rd, 2019 // No Comments UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 12/2/2019 – UnitedHealth Group had its price target raised by … UnitedHealth Group had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. They now have a $335.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $310.00. 10/17/2019 – UnitedHealth Group had its price target lowered …

Jefferies Financial Group

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) – Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates | 12/3/2019

Posted by ABMN Staff on Dec 3rd, 2019 // No Comments UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 12/2/2019 – UnitedHealth Group had its price target raised by … the stock. 10/10/2019 – UnitedHealth Group was downgraded by analysts at Jefferies Financial Group Inc from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $235.00 price target on the stock, down previously from …

RBC Capital Markets

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Lands’ End, AK Steel, UnitedHealth, Intel & more | CNBC | 12/3/2019

… valued at $3.36 per share. AK Steel shareholders will receive 0.4 Cleveland-Cliffs shares for every share they now own. UnitedHealth (UNH) – UnitedHealth issued a 2020 adjusted earnings forecast of $16.25 to $16.55 per share … DEO) – Diageo was upgraded to “outperform” from “sector perform” at RBC Capital Markets, which cited revenue growth in the spirits maker’s higher-priced and higher-margin categories. Intel (INTC) – Intel is in talks to buy …

Lone Pine Capital

David Tepper Trims UnitedHealth, Exits Intelsat | Yahoo News | 12/3/2019

… 0.87. The largest guru shareholder of the company is the Vanguard Health Care Fund ( Trades , Portfolio) with 1.03% of outstanding shares, followed by Dodge & Cox with 0.77% and Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio)’s Lone Pine Capital with 0.48%. Intelsat The guru closed the Intelsat SA (I) position. The portfolio was impacted by -0.12%. d9d6caf934288fee0f27d71a332a902a.png More The company, which operates a satellite services business, has a market cap of $909.45 million …

Biogen Idec

The Shakeout: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Monday 12/2/19) - TheStreet | 12/3/2019

… can still go higher. In this market, that means looking at the stealth bull markets in JPMorgan Chase ( JPM ) and UnitedHealth Group ( UNH ) . The big runs in both of these stocks had little to do … Grumman ( NOC ) and Lockheed Martin ( LMT ) . Cramer was bearish on Biogen Idec ( BIIB ) , Caterpillar ( CAT ) and TEGNA ( TGNA ) . Introducing TheStreet Courses: Financial titans Jim Cramer and Robert Powell are bringing their market savvy and investing …

Viking Global Investors

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) – Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates | 12/3/2019

Posted by ABMN Staff on Dec 3rd, 2019 // No Comments UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 12/2/2019 – UnitedHealth Group had its price target raised by … after purchasing an additional 1,572,711 shares during the last quarter. Viking Global Investors LP raised its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group by 28.6% during the second quarter. Viking Global Investors LP now owns 4,812,185 …

Piper Jaffray

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Lands’ End, AK Steel, UnitedHealth, Intel & more | CNBC | 12/3/2019

… valued at $3.36 per share. AK Steel shareholders will receive 0.4 Cleveland-Cliffs shares for every share they now own. UnitedHealth (UNH) – UnitedHealth issued a 2020 adjusted earnings forecast of $16.25 to $16.55 per share … Facebook (FB) – Facebook was rated “overweight” in new coverage at Piper Jaffray, which points to an easing of growth in expenses as well as evidence that neither users nor advertisers have moved away from the …

Cantor Fitzgerald

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Coupa Software, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, UnitedHealth and more | CNBC | 12/3/2019

… million shares of its common stock. Goldman Sachs and Piper Jaffray will act as bookrunning managers for the offering, while Cantor Fitzgerald will act as a passive joint bookrunner. Robert W. Baird & Co and B … shares are up approximately 48% year to date. Shares of UnitedHealth edged just shy of 1% after the bell following the company’s announcement of its 2019 and 2020 earnings forecasts . For 2019, the company anticipates …

Highland Capital Management

Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC Increases Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) | 11/28/2019

Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC raised its position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 21.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange … also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Highland Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group by 2.3% in the third quarter. Highland Capital Management LLC now owns 34,391 …

Covington Capital

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Holdings Boosted by Covington Capital Management | Daily Political | 11/27/2019

Covington Capital Management boosted its holdings in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 1.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 98,943 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock 1,467 shares during the period. UnitedHealth Group comprises about 1.2% of Covington Capital Management’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest holding. Covington Capital Management’s holdings in UnitedHealth

HCA Healthcare

Community Health (CYH) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Miss Estimates - April 29, 2020 - Zacks.com | 4/29/2020

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH - Free Report ) beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings, while HCA Healthcare, Inc. ( HCA - Free Report ) missed the same. Upcoming Release A stock worth considering from the medical sector with the perfect mix of elements to also beat on earnings in the respective upcoming release: Magellan Health, Inc. ( MGLN - Free Report ) has an Earnings ESP of +39.26% and a Zacks Rank of 3. The company is …

DaVita Medical Group

UnitedHealth near buying telehealth provider AbleTo for $470 million | 4/28/2020

Traders work at the post where UnitedHealth Group is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Brendan McDermid Reuters UnitedHealth Group’s Optum is in advanced talks to acquire virtual therapy provider AbleTo … services, has been growing through acquisitions, including the purchase of DaVita Medical Group for almost $5 billion and patient-monitoring start-up Vivify Health . Like other providers of remote health services, particularly in the area …

HCA

U.S. health insurers benefit as elective care cuts offset coronavirus costs | Yahoo News | 4/27/2020

… healthcare spending declines have more than offset the added costs of COVID-19 care, insurance executives and experts say, boosting U.S. health insurer profits. Those gains, however, could be short term, depending on how quickly the coronavirus outbreak subsides and healthcare business begins to return to something close to normal. UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH.N , the largest U.S. health insurer, last week posted first-quarter earnings above Wall Street expectations and …

Mayo Clinic

UnitedHealth aids Mayo Clinic’s COVID-19 plasma study | 4/21/2020

A COVID-19 plasma treatment study led by Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic will get funding from UnitedHealth Group to help accelerate the federally sponsored program. The clinical initiative aims to coordinate blood plasma collection from recently recovered COVID-19 patients and use the plasma to treat hospital patients with severe COVID-19 infections. Mayo Clinic is coordinating efforts across 1,600-plus sites nationwide. So far, more than 600 patients …

United Surgical Partners

How SCA, Tenet, Surgery Partners are weathering the COVID-19 pandemic & more — 11 ASC industry notes | 4/21/2020

UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann said that most procedures at Surgical Care Affiliates ASCs have been postponed during the company’s first-quarter earnings call. Read more . Tenet announced more furloughs and additional measures to control costs amid the COVID-19 crisis. Read more . Many ASCs operated by Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners are operating at less than one-fifth of typical volumes. Saint Thomas Health, United Surgical Partners International and …

Surgical Care Affiliates

How SCA, Tenet, Surgery Partners are weathering the COVID-19 pandemic & more — 11 ASC industry notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 4/21/2020

Here are 11 updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note: UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann said that most procedures at Surgical Care Affiliates ASCs have been postponed during the company’s first-quarter earnings call. Read more . Tenet announced more furloughs and additional measures to control costs amid the COVID-19 crisis. Read more . Many ASCs operated by Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners are operating at less than …

Henry Ford Health System

How SCA, Tenet, Surgery Partners are weathering the COVID-19 pandemic & more — 11 ASC industry notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 4/21/2020

Here are 11 updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note: UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann said that most procedures at Surgical Care Affiliates ASCs have been postponed during the company’s first-quarter … conference online this year due to safety concerns. Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System resumed performing outpatient elective surgeries at its five hospitals. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit ruled Iowa’s certificate …

Kaiser Permanente

Trump team’s use of big insurer to dispense recovery funds comes under scrutiny - POLITICO | 4/18/2020

Though UnitedHealth says it will make no profit off of the deal, its role in handing out billions of federal dollars to hospitals could boost its relationships with the White House. Jim Mone, File/AP … which was founded with donations from UnitedHealth, Aetna, Humana and Kaiser Permanente. He has also consulted with UnitedHealth and other health care companies, including Pfizer. In a video he did for the online learning company …

Ascension Health

27 healthcare execs on Trump’s economic revival task force | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/16/2020

… president CVS Health (Woonsocket, R.I.) 13. Sam Hazen, CEO, HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.) 14. Joseph R. Impicciche, president and CEO, Ascension Health (St. Louis) 15. Mike Kaufmann, CEO, Cardinal Health (Dublin, Ohio) 16. Michael Neidorff … Michel Vounatsos, CEO, Biogen (Cambridge, Mass.) 27. David Wichmann, CEO, UnitedHealth Group (Minnetonka, Minn.) More articles on leadership and management …

Massachusetts General Hospital

UnitedHealth kicks off key health-care earnings season | CNBC | 4/14/2020

… 20 years and a palliative nurse for the past year, sits for a portrait on an empty hospital bed at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Apr. 2, 2020. Here at the states largest hospital … rooms are deserted, quiet. Erin Clark Boston Globe Getty Images UnitedHealth Group earnings will provide the first window into the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis when it comes to health insurance costs from testing …

Tenet Healthcare

UnitedHealth kicks off key health-care earnings season | 4/14/2020

… patients, while other floors and places such as family waiting rooms are deserted, quiet. Erin Clark Boston Globe Getty Images UnitedHealth Group earnings will provide the first window into the financial impact of the coronavirus … in an effort to preserve cash. This month, hospital operator Tenet Healthcare furloughed 500 full-time employees, and withdrew its first-quarter and full-year guidance amid Covid-19 uncertainty. Last month, outpatient surgery provider …

Fairview Health Services

UnitedHealth accelerates $2 billion in health care support | Star Tribune | 4/8/2020

… clinics builds due to COVID-19, health insurers said they are accelerating financial payments to health care providers. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group, which runs the nation’s largest health insurance company, said this week it’s providing … for an expected surge of COVID-19 patients. Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services said Saturday that sharp revenue declines were prompting reduced hours for about 15% of all workers at the health system, including a …

Allina Health

UnitedHealth accelerates $2 billion in health care support | Star Tribune | 4/8/2020

… clinics builds due to COVID-19, health insurers said they are accelerating financial payments to health care providers. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group, which runs the nation’s largest health insurance company, said this week it’s providing … they had furloughed more than half their workers . Minneapolis-based Allina Health System said the patient census across 11 hospitals has dropped to just 40%, from a regional average of more than 75%, and surgical …

Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston TX

UnitedHealth Offers Relief to Clients in Houston Amid Crisis - March 30, 2020 - Zacks.com | 3/30/2020

UnitedHealth Group Inc. ( UNH - Free Report ) expanded its contract with Houston Methodist Hospital, which offers healthcare facilities and is equipped with 3,091 local licensed beds. With the company’s business — UnitedHealthcare — actively speeding up efforts to contain the coronavirus spread, the extended deal is of immense importance to its members as it provides access to Methodist’s doctors amid such a crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely hit the United States …

Houston Methodist Hospital

UnitedHealth Offers Relief to Clients in Houston Amid Crisis - March 30, 2020 - Zacks.com | 3/30/2020

UnitedHealth Group Inc. ( UNH - Free Report ) expanded its contract with Houston Methodist Hospital, which offers healthcare facilities and is equipped with 3,091 local licensed beds. With the company’s business — UnitedHealthcare — actively speeding up efforts to contain the coronavirus spread, the extended deal is of immense importance to its members as it provides access to Methodist’s doctors amid such a crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely hit the United States …

ProHealth Care

FDA says patients can self-administer Covid-19 tests, but not at home - MedCity News | 3/27/2020

… view of a swab used by medical workers tend to administer the coronavirus test at the drive-in center at ProHealth Care on March 21, in Jericho, New York. Patients can now swab themselves for … said. The FDA’s new stance follows a study conducted by UnitedHealth Group that showed for 500 patients at OptumCare facilities in Washington, self-administered swab tests accurately detected Covid-19 in more than 90% of …

Geisinger

AL Providers, Payer Form Value-Based Medicare Advantage Plan | HealthPayer Intelligence | 1/17/2020

… of Alabama has seen a 25 percent decrease in its uninsured population since 2001, according to America’s Health Rankings by UnitedHealth Foundation. In 2001, the uninsurance rate was 12.9 percent. Today, 9.7 percent of Alabamans … is a natural progression, according to some experts. Kurt Wrobel, Geisinger Health Plan’s chief financial officer, explained that it is a missed opportunity for hospitals that choose to forego this step. “ACOs can form relationships …

One Medical

Primary care company One Medical files plans to go public | FierceHealthcare | 1/5/2020

Tech-driven primary care company One Medical filed to go public. The San Francisco company backed by Google parent Alphabet filed an initial public offering statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to … the company until 2017 when Amir Dan Rubin, a former UnitedHealth group executive, took the reins as president and CEO. It’s top executives also include Chief Financial Officer Bjorn Thaler and Chief Technology Officer Kimber …

Houston Methodist

Houston Methodist, UnitedHealthcare split affects 100,000 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/2/2020

Houston Methodist facilities and physicians are no longer a part of UnitedHealthcare’s network, a change that may require 100,000 patients to seek new providers, according to local news station Click2Houston . The organizations were unable to agree on reimbursement rates before a Dec. 31 deadline. As of Jan. 1, Houston Methodist’s seven hospitals and outpatient clinics are no longer considered in-network facilities for UnitedHealthcare commercial and Medicare Advantage policyholders.In a …

Dignity Health

Urgent Care Centers Eclipse 9,200 Thanks To Optum And Hospitals | Forbes | 12/12/2019

… The number of urgent care centers in the U.S. has surpassed 9,200 as hospital systems and well-capitalized companies like UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit open urgent care centers across the country. The number of U.S … just shy of 25% in 2008. “Healthcare systems such as Dignity Health, HCA, Aurora Health, Intermountain Health and Carolinas Healthcare have all made significant commitments to urgent care in their communities and beyond,” the Urgent …

Cleveland Clinic

Why Anthem doesn’t want to own physician practices | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/11/2019

… are getting into the business of owning primary care practices, Anthem is pursing a different strategy, according to Business Insider . UnitedHealth, the top health insurer in the US and Anthem’s biggest rival, is pushing further … practices. She highlighted several partnerships Anthem has entered into with Cleveland Clinic and other healthcare providers that focus on keeping members healthier. “I don’t think we have to do it all,” she said, according to …

Banner Health

UnitedHealth To Acquire Specialty Drug Provider Diplomat Pharmacy At A Steep Discount | Kaiser Health News | 12/10/2019

full issue UnitedHealth To Acquire Specialty Drug Provider Diplomat Pharmacy At A Steep Discount “This combination will expand the innovative specialty pharmacy and infusion solutions OptumRx can offer to the consumers and clients we serve,” said John Prince, the chief executive of OptumRx, a division under UnitedHealth. In other health industry news: cigarette stocks rebrand, a former executive pleads guilty to fraud, Banner Health agrees to a settlement over a …

Ascension

Senators seek answers from CMS, private payers on potential racial bias in data algorithms | FierceHealthcare | 12/4/2019

… letters to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), CVS Health, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group Tuesday requesting additional information on if and how these groups may be tackling … webinar to learn more. RELATED: Google’s Feinberg launches defense of Ascension data deal In late October, Optum, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, came under fire after it was revealed that an algorithm it built for …

Partners HealthCare

Provident Healthcare Partners Wins Two Awards at the 11th Annual Americas M&A ATLAS AWARDS | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… addition to winning U.S.A M&A Healthcare Investment Bank of the Year, Provident won U.S.A. Deal of the Year (in the large mid-market category) for representing Peoples Health in its acquisition by UnitedHealthcare, a division of UnitedHealth Group. Peoples Health is a Medicare Advantage Organization that administers health benefits to over 63,000 beneficiaries in Louisiana . Provident served as exclusive investment banking advisor to Peoples Health. About Provident Healthcare Partners …

UPMC

Optum’s 6 key technology acquisitions, investments in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/27/2019

… UPMC, Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger and Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based Advent Health. UPMC was an early investor along with Ascension’s venture arm. Equian : UnitedHealth Group confirmed acquiring Equian, which is now part of Optum, in September for $3.2 million, although the transaction was first reported by Wall Street Journal in June. Equian is a payment processing platform that insurers can hire to recover payments on inaccurate claims. It serves nine …

Aetna

UnitedHealth, 15 other Minnesota companies make latest Fortune 500 list | 5/19/2020

UnitedHealth Group ranked No. 7. The list always has a certain amount of churn in its rankings, and this year is no exception. Last year, 17 Minnesota companies were ranked. Two companies fell off the list, one returned. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth is Minnesota’s largest company, and it fell a spot in the rankings because CVS Health jumped to No. 5 after its $69 billion acquisition of Aetna. Next year, the …

Humana

Humana (HUM) Rallies 59.3% in a Year: Further Upside Left? - May 18, 2020 - Zacks.com | 5/18/2020

Humana Inc. ( HUM - Free Report ) is well-poised for growth on the back of its robust Medicare business and strategic initiatives. Shares of this Zacks Rank 2 (Buy) company have surged 59.3% in a year’s … Inc. ( ANTM - Free Report ) , Centene Corporation ( CNC - Free Report ) , and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH - Free Report ) , which have gained 4.4%, 23.8% and 18.3%, respectively, in the same time frame. All three stocks carry a Zacks …

Cigna

UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, and Humana offer discounts to customers | Fortune | 5/7/2020

UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation’s largest insurer, said it will rebate premiums to some commercial customers and waive cost-sharing for Medicare members as part of a $1.5 billion pandemic assistance program. Separately, Cigna Corp. said its pharmacy unit will cap the costs of some drugs for people who have lost health insurance. Earlier this week, Humana Inc. announced it would waive cost-sharing for Medicare members to see primary …

Oscar Health

Health-insurance startups like Oscar and Clover have raked in billions in venture funding. We dug into their financials, which show why 2020 stands to be a pivotal year for the insurers. | Business Insider | 5/5/2020

… Bright Health cofounder Bob Sheehy, Devoted Health co-founder and executive chairman Todd Park, Clover Health CEO Vivek Garipalli, and Oscar Health CEO Mario Schlosser. Bright Health; Alex Wong/Getty; Clover Health; Oscar Health; Shayanne … on some of the biggest companies in the US, like UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health. They’re trying to get a foothold in massive insurance markets, betting that technology can help them provide better care to …

Bright Health

Health-insurance startups like Oscar and Clover have raked in billions in venture funding. We dug into their financials, which show why 2020 stands to be a pivotal year for the insurers. | Business Insider | 5/5/2020

Bright Health cofounder Bob Sheehy, Devoted Health co-founder and executive chairman Todd Park, Clover Health CEO Vivek Garipalli, and Oscar Health CEO Mario Schlosser. Bright Health; Alex Wong/Getty; Clover Health; Oscar Health; Shayanne … on some of the biggest companies in the US, like UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health. They’re trying to get a foothold in massive insurance markets, betting that technology can help them provide better care to …

Clover Health

Health-insurance startups like Oscar and Clover have raked in billions in venture funding. We dug into their financials, which show why 2020 stands to be a pivotal year for the insurers. | Business Insider | 5/5/2020

Bright Health cofounder Bob Sheehy, Devoted Health co-founder and executive chairman Todd Park, Clover Health CEO Vivek Garipalli, and Oscar Health CEO Mario Schlosser. Bright Health; Alex Wong/Getty; Clover Health; Oscar Health; Shayanne … on some of the biggest companies in the US, like UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health. They’re trying to get a foothold in massive insurance markets, betting that technology can help them provide better care to …

Anthem

Anthem profit beats on IngenioRx strength; backs 2020 earnings forecast | 4/29/2020

Anthem Inc ANTM.N beat quarterly estimates for revenue on Wednesday, helped by the launch of pharmacy benefits business IngenioRx and as more people opted for its health plans. Shares of the second-largest U.S. health insurer rose 1.4% in trading before the bell after the company also stood by its 2020 profit goals for the year, joining rivals UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH.N , Centene Corp CNC.N and Humana Inc HUM.N . The …

Wellcare

InHealth MD Alliance Hires Dr. Mark Leenay as CEO | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… de novo clinics, acquisitions of individual and group practices, and the recruitment of additional physicians.” Dr. Leenay joins IMA from WellCare Health Plans, which earlier this year was acquired by Centene Corporation in a $17 … Senior Vice President at Optum, the health services platform of UnitedHealth Group. In his final two years with Optum International in London, Dr. Leenay oversaw all clinical programs, including EAP, wellness and complex medical conditions …

Molina Healthcare

CVS’ Larry Merlo was the top paid health insurance CEO in 2019. Here’s a look at what other payer CEOs earned | FierceHealthcare | 4/24/2020

… what their CEOs made in 2019: The CEOs all earned similar base salaries last year, ranging from $1.3 million for Molina Healthcare CEO Joseph Zubretsky to $1.6 million for Merlo. Merlo, however, earned $20.2 million … awards. Boudreaux also earned $2.7 million in other cash incentives. UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann earned $18.9 million in total compensation, with $9.6 million of that coming from stock awards. UnitedHealth also boasts the third …

MultiPlan

UnitedHealth, Cigna accused of underpaying out-of-network providers | 4/6/2020

Several behavioral health providers and patients sued UnitedHealth Group and Cigna subsidiaries for allegedly underpaying the providers for out-of-network claims, leaving patients with massive medical bills. The lawsuits, filed last week in the … on geography, according to the complaints. Viant is owned by MultiPlan, which describes itself as healthcare cost-management company. “Instead, United has made the financial decision that claims are to be paid at levels designed …

Monarch HealthCare

Optum in the past 90 days: 8 things to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/17/2020

… aim to accelerate development of Heartbeat Health’s virtual care platform. 2. In early March, Bloomberg covered a story about Harmony, UnitedHealth Group’s health plan which aims to steer patients to Optum-owned physician practices. Policyholders … responsible for Optum’s physician networks and organizations in California, including Monarch HealthCare and AppleCare. 8. In January, Optum announced plans to partner with Minnesota-based Allina Health to develop up to a dozen new ambulatory …

Health Net

Final Program Announced For The 2020 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute Next Month In Clearwater Beach | 1/28/2020

UnitedHealth Care Julia Brillhart, RN, MSN, Vice President, Operations, Magellan Complete Care John Selig, Vice President, Optum Public Sector The Institute will feature many high-profile faculty members from leading organizations throughout the country, including: Annette Lusko, D.O., Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Community Bridges, Inc Ashley Sandoval, Associate CEO, Emergence Health Network Cathy Lipton, M.D., CMD, National Medical Director, Institutional Programs, Optum Debra Nussbaum, Ph.D., LCSW, Senior Director, Behavioral Product …

WellCare Health

Cybersecurity Issues Impeding Progress in the Medical Device Market, 2019-2024 - Issues, Risks & Problems; Alternatives; Solutions; and Forecasts | PR Newswire | 1/17/2020

UnitedHealth (UNH), Cigna (CI), Humana (HUM), CVS Health (CVS), Centene (CNC), Molina Healthcare (MOH), and WellCare Health Plans (WCG) Hospitals, Acute, and Urgent Care organizations such as Hospital plays: Community Health Systems (CYH), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Tenet Healthcare (THC), and Universal Health Services (UHS) Telemedicine Solutions providers such as CareClix, CirrusMD, CyberMed, GlobalMed, Kareo, MDLive, MeMD, MyTelemedicine, Net Medical Xpress, SnapMD, Teladoc, Tytocare and many more Key Topics Covered 1 …

Peoples Health

Provident Healthcare Partners Announced As Winner Of The 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards | PR Newswire | 12/11/2019

Peoples Health Inc. in its acquisition by UnitedHealthcare, a division of UnitedHealth Group. Peoples Health is a Medicare Advantage Organization that administers health benefits to over 63,000 beneficiaries in Louisiana . Provident served as exclusive investment banking advisor to Peoples Health. Provident was also named as a finalist for Healthcare and Life Sciences Deal of the Year ( $100M - $1B ) and M&A Deal of the Year ( $250M to $500M ). “Since 2002 …

Innovation Health

ConsumerMedical Names David Billigmeier Vice President of Health Analytics | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… for complex cross-functional projects. His areas of expertise include advanced statistical analysis, operationalizing machine learning solutions, as well as data management and warehousing. Prior to joining ConsumerMedical, he served eight years with UnitedHealth Group’s Optum division in various leadership roles focused in data science to help drive member engagement and health system innovation. “One of the most rewarding parts of a job in technology is when we can use …

The Health Plan

Telephone Triage RN Case Manager - Day Shift - Las Vegas, NV - $1500 Sign On Bonus - UnitedHealth Group - Las Vegas, NV | 11/28/2019

Share Description Are you ready for your next challenge? Discover it here at UnitedHealth Group and help us reinvent the health system. We’re going beyond basic care, providing integrated health programs with a member-centric … coverage limitations, insurance and governmental regulations as it applies to the health plan This department is open 24/7. Candidates must be available to work a 7:00 am - 5:30 pm shift 4 days per week. This …

Premera Blue Cross

Optum’s 6 key technology acquisitions, investments in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/27/2019

… based Geisinger and Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based Advent Health. UPMC was an early investor along with Ascension’s venture arm. Equian : UnitedHealth Group confirmed acquiring Equian, which is now part of Optum, in September for $3.2 … has more than 275,000 enrolled users. Vim : Optum Ventures and Premera Blue Cross were co-leaders in a $24 million series B financing round for Vim in September. Vim’s platform aims to foster collaboration between …

Rocky Mountain Health Plans

Medicaid Community Health Outreach Coordinator - Cortez, CO - Cortez, CO, , USA #jobs #Cortez pls RT | 11/26/2019

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Indian Health Service

Health Care Reform Articles - November 25, 2019 | 11/26/2019

… spending from big corporations with a significant portion of ownership from foreign entities. That would block major industry players like UnitedHealth , Anthem , Humana , CVS Health , Pfizer, Amgen , AbbVie , Eli Lilly , Gilead , and Novartis – along with … workforce. I will expand the National Health Service Corps and Indian Health Service loan repayment program to allow more health professionals – including physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and other licensed practitioners – to practice …

Centene Corp

Health insurers’ debt has reached highest point in a decade | Modern Healthcare | 11/25/2019

… you will,” explained Jason Hopper, an associate director at AM Best. He added that just two insurers — Cigna Corp. and UnitedHealth Group — account for two-thirds of the debt issued by publicly traded insurers. Cigna … for small acquisitions. But beyond the already announced merger between Centene Corp. and WellCare Health plans, which would be financed by a mix of debt and equity, analysts doubted insurers will be issuing large amounts …

Network Health

Excelera Joins Medical Alley Association to Influence Positive Change for Complex Patient Care | PRWeb | 11/12/2019

… Alley is recognized as the global epicenter of health innovation and care and is home to the world’s largest cluster of health technology companies and leaders in healthcare, including Fairview Health, Mayo Clinic, UnitedHealth Group and many more. As a member of the association, Excelera will participate in MAA events, act as a resource for MAA members, as well as learn from the expertise of other MAA members, helping to …

Magellan Health

UnitedHealthcare exec named CEO of Scottsdale managed care company | The Business Journals | 11/4/2019

Magellan Health Inc. has named Kenneth Fasola as its next CEO, succeeding longtime CEO Barry Smith, who announced his plan to retire earlier this year . Fasola, 60, will take over as chief executive of Scottsdale-based Magellan (Nasdaq: MGLN) on Nov. 14, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing. A longtime health care services executive, Fasola currently works as chief growth officer, ancillary and individual, at UnitedHealthcare in …

Golden Rule Insurance

MURPHY: STEP BACK FROM HEADLINES & PROTECT PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS | US Seante | 10/22/2019

Golden Rule Insurance Company, which is a unit of UnitedHealth and she needed it because she needed some coverage in between jobs. She was then diagnosed with breast cancer, and she went through a heartbreaking experience trying to get her insurance company to cover her for her $400,000 medical bill. In the end, she could not get her short term health insurance plan to cover her breast cancer treatments and …

Select Health

FinancialBuzz.com: ‘Market Recap’ Week Ending October 18th, 2019 | PR Newswire | 10/18/2019

… of a potential trade agreement between the U.S. and China . On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared by over 300 points or 1.2% after upbeat earnings by JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, UnitedHealth, and Johnson & Johnson. While most of the banks reported better-than-expected quarterly financial results, Goldman Sachs lagged behind after reporting disappointing quarterly results. Despite Goldman Sachs’ performance, the Dow Jones closed at a 3-week …

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Katie Couric and Maria Menounos Promote Healthy Living at Rally Health’s Pop-up Event in New York City | Business Wire | 8/27/2019

… UnitedHealthcare, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, and Health Alliance. With offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, Los Angeles, Cypress, CA, and Las Vegas, the team behind Rally Health has been working together since 2010 to transform the consumer health industry. Rally Health is part of the Optum business of UnitedHealth Group. For more information, please visit www.RallyHealth.com . Contacts Darcy Provo 415-871-1731 [email protected]

Dirk McMahon

United Health is spending $1.5 billion in coronavirus relief: Here’s where its going | 5/8/2020

Reblog UnitedHealth Group ( UNH ) is investing $1.5 billion to provide financial relief to its insurance plan members, using a mix of givebacks and waived medical fees to alleviate the fallout from the coronavirus crisis . In … the give-back of that money to folks,” UnitedHealthcare CEO Dirk McMahon told Yahoo Finance in an interview. With the pandemic forcing delays and closures in certain types of health care, insurers like UnitedHealth have …

David Wichmann

UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, and Humana offer discounts to customers | Fortune | 5/7/2020

… costs for care and prescriptions, after they got an unexpected windfall because patients delayed normal medical services during the pandemic. UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation’s largest insurer, said it will rebate premiums to some commercial … the right thing to do,” UnitedHealth Group Chief Executive Officer David Wichmann said on a call with reporters discussing the plan. “Many people we serve have been deferring routine or planned care, reducing our anticipated …

Andrew Witty

8 recent Optum updates | 5/4/2020

… Andrew Witty, took a leave of absence to help the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 vaccine initiative. The company reported the news on April 15, in tandem with its first-quarter financial report, and said Mr. Witty will return to his post when his assignment at the WHO is complete. David Wichmann, CEO of UnitedHealth Group, will oversee Optum during Mr. Witty’s absence.3. Optum reported first-quarter revenue hit …

Donald Trump

Health Insurers Prosper As COVID-19 Deflates Demand For Elective Treatments | 4/30/2020

… 4, 2020. - US authorities said wearing a simple homemade mask or scarf could help stem rocketing infection rates. US President Donald Trump warned Americans on Saturday to brace for a “very horrendous” number of coronavirus … remain profitable under the most likely scenarios.” Earlier this month, UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann told analysts that cost reductions so far are outstripping expenses for COVID-19 and that revenue is up compared with …

Michael Neidorff

Insurers Turn To Congress With Hands Out Even As They Reassure Investors Outbreak Might Be A Boon | Kaiser Health News | 4/29/2020

… for companies to communicate with investors. (Arnsdorf, 4/28) Reuters: U.S. Health Insurers Benefit As Elective Care Cuts Offset Coronavirus Costs UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, last week posted first-quarter earnings above … During a call with investment analysts on Tuesday, Centene CEO Michael Neidorff said that while he expects the company’s results “to be choppy from quarter to quarter,” he believes it will still reach the full …

Jeff Jonas

ANALYSIS-U.S. health insurers benefit as elective care cuts offset coronavirus costs | 4/27/2020

… term, depending on how quickly the coronavirus outbreak subsides and healthcare business begins to return to something close to normal. UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, last week posted first-quarter earnings above … net impact is going to be positive for them,” said Jeff Jonas, portfolio manager with Gabelli Funds. The new coronavirus has infected more than 875,000 in the United States and killed more than 50,000, according …

Bruce Broussard

CVS’ Larry Merlo was the top paid health insurance CEO in 2019. Here’s a look at what other payer CEOs earned | 4/24/2020

UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann earned $18.9 million in total compensation, with $9.6 million of that coming from stock awards. UnitedHealth also boasts the third-largest CEO pay ratio, 348:1. Humana produced the lowest CEO pay ratio of the insurers we examined. The insurer’s chief Bruce Broussard earned $16.7 million in 2019, while the median salary at Humana was $73,669, for a 227:1 ratio. Cigna CEO David Cordani earned $19.3 …

Jim Cramer

Forget Index Funds: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Monday 4/23/20) - TheStreet | 4/24/2020

Wall Street’s not Main Street, says Jim Cramer. Investors need to know American business could be decimated even if the market isn’t. Author: Scott Rutt Updated: Apr 23, 2020 8:45 PM EDT Original: Apr 23 … this quarter, but the outlook is still murky. Shares of UnitedHealth spiked over $300 a share after the company reported strong results that included a nine-cents-a-share revenue beat. The company told investors …

Joseph Zubretsky

CVS’ Larry Merlo was the top paid health insurance CEO in 2019. Here’s a look at what other payer CEOs earned | FierceHealthcare | 4/24/2020

… made in 2019: The CEOs all earned similar base salaries last year, ranging from $1.3 million for Molina Healthcare CEO Joseph Zubretsky to $1.6 million for Merlo. Merlo, however, earned $20.2 million in stock awards … awards. Boudreaux also earned $2.7 million in other cash incentives. UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann earned $18.9 million in total compensation, with $9.6 million of that coming from stock awards. UnitedHealth also boasts the third …

Elizabeth Warren

Rep. Donna Shalala, Democrat overseeing coronavirus bailout funds, still hasn’t publicly disclosed her 2019 stock sales | Business Insider | 4/22/2020

… reports. A spokesperson for Shalala’s office said the violation was “a misunderstanding.” Shalala still holds between $300,000 and $615,000 in UnitedHealth stock and sits on the Education and Labor Committee, which oversees healthcare initiatives for … AR) . Both of them have filed periodic transaction reports. Former Elizabeth Warren aide Bharat Ramamurti, the only other member of the committee, is not required to file a transaction report because he does not hold …

Gail Boudreaux

Health insurer CEOs saw pay bumps in 2019 | Modern Healthcare | 4/21/2020

UnitedHealth Group , made $18.9 million in total pay last year, a 4.3% increase over the year before, according to the company’s annual proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Anthem CEO Gail Boudreaux made $15.5 million, an increase of 9.1% over 2018, and Molina Healthcare CEO Joseph Zubretsky made $18 million, up 18.4% Compensation is primarily based on company financial results and the CEO’s individual performance, according …

Morgan Haefner

UnitedHealth exec pay: 3 things to know about 2019’s highest-compensated leaders | 4/21/2020

UnitedHealth exec pay: 3 things to know about 2019’s highest-compensated leaders Morgan Haefner - Compensation for three top leaders at UnitedHealth Group totaled nearly $50 million in 2019, according to a proxy filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Here are three things to know about the executive pay of the healthcare giant’s top leaders: 1. CEO David Wichmann’s salary was $1.4 million in 2019, up from $1.3 million …

Mitch McConnell

Small business deal nears | 4/20/2020

… the coming days. “On a conference call with President Donald Trump and Republican senators on Sunday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told Republicans that the only portion of the package not agreed … in the wake of revelations of his financial ties to UnitedHealth Group, is now playing a key role overseeing a $30 billion recovery program being administered by UnitedHealth. “The choice of UnitedHealth, a leading health …

Angie Stewart

Optum CEO taking temporary leave, Q1 revenues hit $32.8B — 7 things to know | 4/15/2020

Sponsored by VMG Health 214.369.4888 Optum CEO taking temporary leave, Q1 revenues hit $32.8B — 7 things to know Written by Angie Stewart April 15, 2020 Print Email Optum announced April 15 that CEO Andrew Witty is taking a temporary leave of absence and reported $32.8 billion in revenues for the first quarter of 2020. Seven things to know: 1. Mr. Witty, who also serves as Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group’s …

Bernie Sanders

Molina Healthcare Gains on Sanders’ Exit From Presidential Race - April 15, 2020 - Zacks.com | 4/15/2020

Molina Healthcare, Inc. ( MOH - Free Report ) has witnessed a price surge on the back of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders’ drop-out of the presidential race. Despite the coronavirus impact on the global economy, the leading … Medicare-For-All. Shares of other industry biggies, such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH - Free Report ) , Anthem, Inc. ( ANTM - Free Report ) and Humana Inc. ( HUM - Free Report ) also gained following Sanders’ quitting the campaign. Biden …

Seema Verma

Healthcare Provider Relief Fund Payments Begin Arriving - With Strings Attached | 4/13/2020

… availed itself of other COVID-19-related relief, such Medicare Advanced Payments and the Paycheck Protection Program. HHS partnered with UnitedHealth Group (UHG) to make payments via Automated Clearing House account information on file with … during the Coronavirus Task Force daily briefing , when CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced the following: And so this week we will be putting out another $30 billion which are grants. This is going to be …

Nancy Pelosi

The Curve: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Thursday 4/9/20) - TheStreet | 4/10/2020

… including Bank of America ( BAC ) - Get Report , Citigroup ( C ) - Get Report and Goldman Sachs ( GS ) - Get Report , as well as UnitedHealth Group ( UNH ) - Get Report . Cramer was a fan of UnitedHealth and noted that Citigroup … tough spot no matter where oil prices go from here. Nancy Pelosi on the Pandemic Response In a special interview, Cramer welcomed back House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, to discuss Washington's response to the …

Chip Kahn

Providers begin receiving first round of CARES Act grants | Modern Healthcare | 4/10/2020

Chip Kahn said he generally supports the administration’s surprise billing ban, though he said important details were unclear including insurer reimbursement for out-of-network services. “This is in a framework that we support,” Kahn said.Many providers received direct deposits on Friday morning. HHS said that payment was made through information on file either with UnitedHealth Group or the CMS, and paper checks will be sent out for remaining providers …

Melinda Gates

UnitedHealth Group pushes self-collected COVID-19 test | Star Tribune | 3/26/2020

… approach that could help with swab shortages and conserve dwindling supplies of protective gear for health care workers. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group announced study results Wednesday that support the new approach, which was developed by … administered by people experiencing coronavirus symptoms,” the Seattle-based Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said in a statement. “This will reduce the need for health care workers to use gowns, masks, and gloves to collect samples …

Alex Azar

Hospitals dipping into emergency stocks to combat coronavirus | Healthcare Dive | 3/10/2020

… visits for the next 90 days. Aetna has waived cost-sharing for virtual visits for the same time period and UnitedHealth Group is encouraging telehealth use. The moves came days after an $8.3 billion coronavirus … next 18 months for the Strategic National Stockpile. HHS Secretary Alex Azar told the American Association of Nurse Practitioners on Tuesday the department is “keenly focused on making sure that frontline healthcare responders like you …

Richard Migliori

UnitedHealth Group Reinforces Actions Taken to Provide Members and Patients with COVID-19 Support and Resources | Business Wire | 3/9/2020

MINNETONKA, Minn.- UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), UnitedHealthcare and Optum are taking action to ensure health plan members and patients affected by COVID-19 have the support and resources they need. “Our top priority is the health and wellbeing of our members and patients – and the safety of those who deliver care,” said Dr. Richard Migliori, chief medical officer, UnitedHealth Group. “While the situation is dynamic, we are committed to adapting …

Joe Biden

UnitedHealth, Campbell Soup, JPMorgan: Stocks That Defined the Week - WSJ | The Wall Street Journal | 3/7/2020

Here are seven major companies whose stocks moved on this week’s news UnitedHealth Group Inc. Joe Biden won big on Super Tuesday, and so did health-care stocks. UnitedHealth and other health insurers soared Wednesday after the former vice president’s better-than-expected performance in Tuesday’s primaries. The recent momentum behind Sen. Bernie Sanders has weighed on the group, as his proposed single-payer health-care plan would entail major …

Pete Buttigieg

Biden’s odds surge on after big Super Tuesday wins, but Trump still favored in November | Yahoo News | 3/4/2020

… in November. With former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg , Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg all dropping out and coalescing behind Biden’s candidacy, he appears poised to consolidate … rally in key Dow ( ^DJI ) components. Health insurance stocks like UnitedHealth ( UNH ), Pfizer ( PFE ) and Walgreens-Boots Alliance ( WBA ) spiked on expectations that Biden’s less government-centric plan won’t radically reshape the sector. Sanders has …

Amy Klobuchar

Biden’s odds surge on after big Super Tuesday wins, but Trump still favored in November | Yahoo News | 3/4/2020

… 78% chance Biden will face President Donald Trump in November. With former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg , Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg all dropping out and coalescing … rally in key Dow ( ^DJI ) components. Health insurance stocks like UnitedHealth ( UNH ), Pfizer ( PFE ) and Walgreens-Boots Alliance ( WBA ) spiked on expectations that Biden’s less government-centric plan won’t radically reshape the sector. Sanders has …

Warren Buffett

Stocks Slide as Coronavirus Outbreak Spreads Outside Asia - TheStreet | 2/24/2020

UnitedHealth ( UNH ) - Get Report , Walt Disney ( DIS ) - Get Report and American Express ( AXP ) - Get Report . “(Monday's) volatile market reaction with investors fleeing risk in favor of safe-haven assets such as U.S. Treasuries exemplifies the uncertainty associated to the viral outbreak,” said Charlie Ripley, senior investment strategist for Allianz Investment Management. Warren Buffett told CNBC on Monday that investors shouldn't make decisions based on the volatility …