A diversified health company that offers products and services through two platforms - UnitedHealthcare provides health care coverage and benefits services, and Optum provides information and technology-enabled health services.

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52 Week High 116.58
52 Week Low 73.61
Volume 4016356
Bid (Size) 100
Ask (Size) 200
Today's Range 114.25 - 113.41
Shares Outstanding 953695161
Dividend Yield 1.50

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UnitedHealth fourth-quarter earnings top estimates

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 21 2015 - 11:05 PM

Shares of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group Inc. closed at a record high Wednesday after a better-than-expected earnings report and an upbeat commentary for growth in 2015.The nation’s largest...

UnitedHealth Group rolls out upbeat earnings outlook

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 2 2014 - 11:30 PM

The financial drag from the federal health care overhaul should lessen in the coming years, as growth continues in the Medicare and Medicaid markets, Stephen Hemsley, the chief executive at...

In era of growing risk, emphasis grows on medical device data

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 20 2014 - 6:27 AM

Don’t bother with the marketing pitch. Suzanne Belinson wants to see the hard data.Belinson is executive director of Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Clinical Effectiveness Center, which has...

UnitedHealth says it will compete for health exchange business in 23 states

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 14 2014 - 5:37 AM

UnitedHealth Group Inc. will make a much bigger play on the nation’s health insurance exchanges this fall, but the Minnetonka-based insurer still won’t be competing close to its corporate...

UnitedHealth Group shakes up top executives

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 13 2014 - 6:47 AM

Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation’s largest insurer, announced a management restructuring Wednesday that includes the departure of a high-profile executive.The managed care...

Optum buys Alere, provider of wellness services, for $600M

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 28 2014 - 9:43 PM

UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s data services business, Optum, said Tuesday that it has acquired a provider of case management and wellness services for $600 million in cash.Massachusetts-based Alere...

UnitedHealth Group eyes growth on health exchanges

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 17 2014 - 6:28 AM

UnitedHealth Group wasn’t a major player when the federal government and some states launched new health insurance exchanges in late 2013.It’ll be a different story this fall, however, as...

Optum acquires Texas health services firm

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 1 2014 - 5:17 AM

UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s data services division, Optum, announced Tuesday that it has acquired a Texas company that handles billing, scheduling and other administrative services for hospitals...

The changing face of high tech in Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 11 2014 - 10:10 AM

For more than a generation, Minnesota’s high-tech universe could be measured by the distance between the University of Minnesota and a relative handful of companies that for a time made some of...

UnitedHealth will ramp up offerings to state exchanges

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 17 2014 - 9:18 PM

UnitedHealth Group Inc. will double its participation in state-run insurance exchanges over the next year, executives said Thursday, a step by the nation’s biggest insurer that signifies the...

UnitedHealth, doctors study way to lower cancer treatment costs

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 14 2014 - 6:36 AM

The costs of cancer care fell 34 percent in a study in which United­Health Group Inc. paid doctors a lump sum to treat each patient rather than for each drug or service the doctors provided.The...

CEO Pay Watch: Stephen Hemsley, UnitedHealth Group

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 9:06 PM

CEO Pay Watch UnitedHealth Group Inc.Stephen Hemsley, president, CEOTotal compensation: $28,139,070 for the year ended Dec. 31Salary: $1,300,000Bonus: $3,100,000Other compensation: $173,254Exercised...

UnitedHealth sees impact of health law; profit falls 8%

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 9:00 PM

UnitedHealth Group Inc. pointed a finger at the new U.S. health law and cuts to Medicare payments on Thursday as it worked through a difficult first quarter.The Minnetonka-based company said earnings...

Med-tech costs are in the cross hairs of UnitedHealth, Medtronic

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 10 2014 - 10:32 AM

UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s SharedClarity subsidiary has promised that its 135-hospital network will buy the vast majority of its heart stents from devicemakers Medtronic Inc. and Abbott...

Federal government renews Optum contract

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 15 2014 - 5:41 AM

WASHINGTON – The first thing Andy Slavitt did to fix the federal government’s failing health insurance website was require representatives of every contractor on the project to work in...

MNsure asks UnitedHealth Group subsidiary Optum for website help

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 9 2014 - 5:43 AM

UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s data services subsidiary Optum, which came to the rescue of the federal health insurance exchange in November, is now stepping in to help resolve continuing problems...

Device use expands through adaptation, innovation

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 2 2013 - 3:50 PM

The Mayo Clinic's Dr. Richard Marsh helps control brain seizures in epileptic patients with a fiber-optic laser first introduced to treat prostate tumors.At the University of Minnesota, Dr. Ganesh...

UnitedHealth's 'moonshot gamble' with Obamacare site risks company's digital reputation

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 17 2013 - 7:32 AM

WASHINGTON – As a Nov. 30 deadline approaches on a White House promise to fix its floundering health insurance website, UnitedHealth Group Inc. faces a test that some experts believe could make...

Paulsen to hear testimony on health care website problems

BLOG POST Updated: Oct 29 2013 - 11:46 AM

U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen will hear from Marilyn Tavenner, head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, today about the rocky rollout of the HealthCare.gov website during a House Ways and...

What analysts are saying: Investors wary of debt debate

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 19 2013 - 12:23 PM

Investors weary of debt debateInvestors remained relatively calm during this latest round of political brinkmanship, with the S&P 500 index actually gaining slightly during the government...

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