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 123.76
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Volume 5805060
Bid (Size) 200
Ask (Size) 300
Today's Range 113.66 - 111.74
Shares Outstanding 951624623
Dividend Yield 1.50

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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...

What analysts are saying: Minnesota's most loved

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 10 2013 - 2:00 PM

Most Loved …On Aug. 1, the Minnesota company that had the best overall rating from analysts was Deluxe Corp., which had four ‘‘buy’’ recommendations. It was followed by ­UnitedHealth Group, which...

Minnesota CEO pay: Lots of options

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 29 2013 - 9:46 AM

Chief executives across Minnesota rushed to convert their stock options into cash and stock last year, riding a bull market that jumped more than 16 percent in 2012.Among the findings within the Star...

UnitedHealth adds members amid industry shifts

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 19 2013 - 5:57 AM

With all the fulminations in the insurance industry over the federal health care law, the mood at United­Health Group Inc. seems to have settled into business as usual now that the most sweeping...

Pentagon cancels emergency measures, lets UnitedHealthcare approve Tricare referrals

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 2 2013 - 8:16 PM

WASHINGTON - The Defense Department has lifted emergency measures imposed on UnitedHealthcare because of missteps in the administration of a contract that provides health care to military members,...

UnitedHealth revamps leadership over troubled military benefits contract

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 12 2013 - 6:29 AM

UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans Inc. has changed leaders after encountering serious problems administering a new $20.5 billion federal contract to provide health care to active military...

Healthier living via video game? Twin Cities insurers think so

ARTICLE Updated: May 22 2013 - 10:51 AM

In the fast-changing world of health care, it’s game on.Long scorned for contributing to a ­sedentary lifestyle and a host of other ills, video games are gaining ground as a way to get...

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...

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