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 91.44
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Volume 434518
Bid (Size) 100
Ask (Size) 100
Today's Range 91.2499 - 90.59
Shares Outstanding 971624800
Dividend Yield 1.31

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Tricare extends changes to UnitedHealthcare military plan

ARTICLE Updated: May 20 2013 - 8:25 PM

WASHINGTON – The Defense Department has extended for another month measures to address problems with United­Healthcare MilitaryThe government will continue an automatic referral and approval process...

CEO Pay Watch: Stephen Hemsley of UnitedHealth Group

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 24 2013 - 8:25 PM

UnitedHealth Group Inc.Stephen Hemsley, president, CEOTotal compensation: $34,721,122 for the year ended Dec. 31Salary: $1,300,000Non-equity incentive pay: $5,300,000Other compensation:...

UnitedHealth 1st qtr earnings fall 14 pct, insurer warns of looming Medicare profit squeeze

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 18 2013 - 1:18 PM

UnitedHealth Group, the largest provider of Medicare Advantage plans, warned Thursday that funding cuts for the privately-run versions of the federal Medicare program will force it to reconsider its...

UnitedHealth venture offers report cards for medical devices

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 10 2013 - 9:41 PM

UnitedHealthcare has teamed up with several large medical systems in a new business venture that will independently test the long-term effectiveness of medical devices.Combining its members’...

UnitedHealthcare will keep health law changes

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 21 2013 - 3:58 PM

UnitedHealthcare said Monday that it will continue to offer certain popular provisions called for by the federal health care law no matter how the U.S. Supreme Court rules, a sign that some overhaul...

UnitedHealth faces lawsuit in New York over mental health coverage

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 11 2013 - 9:05 PM

UnitedHealth Group Inc. was sued by the New York State Psychiatric Association and mental health patients over claims the insurer violated laws barring unequal coverage for psychiatric...

As stocks surge, Minnesota insiders sell

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 10 2013 - 11:37 AM

Twin Cities corporate executives have been heavy sellers of their own personal stock holdings as markets soared in the months leading up to last week’s record highs on the Dow Jones industrial...

Nevada lawsuit over hepatitis C draws in UnitedHealth Group subsidiary

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 22 2013 - 8:30 PM

STAFF AND WIRE REPORTSUnitedHealth Group Inc. is fighting allegations in a Nevada state court that it shared responsibility for the actions of a Las Vegas doctor who allegedly gave his colonoscopy...

UnitedHealth division maintains wellness contract with military

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 12 2013 - 7:07 AM

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum division has been awarded a contract by the Department of Defense to continue running wellness programs for members of the military.Optum has worked with the Reserve...

Offshore tax havens cost Minnesota $2 billion a year, report says

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 5 2013 - 11:17 PM

Minnesota’s big corporations, along with some wealthy individuals, are parking so much money in offshore tax havens that the state could be losing out on hundreds of millions of dollars in tax...

2012: A big year for deals

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 27 2013 - 1:27 PM

At a conference of dealmakers last October, Sima Griffith of Aethlon Capital in Minneapolis ticked off several reasons that cash-rich public companies, private equity shops and eager sellers would...

UnitedHealth reportedly buys Boston med-tech firm

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 25 2013 - 7:57 PM

UnitedHealth's Optum division apparently isn't wasting any time powering up a new health care innovation lab it is establishing with the Mayo Clinic in the Boston suburb of Cambridge.Optum has...

UnitedHealth says Medicare can save big without big cuts

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 19 2013 - 3:09 PM

WASHINGTON - Most people in the Medicare reform fight argue about how much patient benefits and doctor and hospital reimbursement rates must be cut to deal with the burgeoning federal budget...

UnitedHealth CEO remains upbeat

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 17 2013 - 10:31 PM

For all of the hand-wringing over the effects the Affordable Care Act, the chief executive of the nation's largest health care company said Thursday he sees the coming year -- and into 2014, 2015 and...

UnitedHealth profit jumps 23%

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 16 2012 - 8:31 PM

Even though the housing and employment markets are starting to improve, consumers still aren't running up doctor's bills and cutting into insurers' profits in the process.Lower-than-expected claims...

United makes $4.9B move into Brazilian health care

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 8 2012 - 10:22 PM

UnitedHealth Group Inc. plans to buy Brazil's largest health care company for an estimated $4.9 billion, giving the company a commanding position for growth in Latin America.The Minnetonka-based...

UnitedHealth joins the Dow

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 14 2012 - 11:25 PM

UnitedHealth Group Inc. has landed a spot in the Dow Jones industrial average, the elite group of 30 companies that many investors look to as a gauge of the stock market.S&P Dow Jones Indices...

Confident Minnesota companies perform despite turbulence

ARTICLE Updated: May 6 2012 - 8:47 AM

Amid earthquakes and floods, debt crises, plunging markets and political gridlock, Minnesota's biggest companies in 2011 adopted Britain's wartime motto: ''Keep calm and carry on.''Sales, profits and...

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