UnitedHealth's revenue rises as membership increases

July 17 Thu Jul 17, 2014 6:34am EDT

July 17 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by the addition of 270,000 members to its healthcare plans and strong growth in its Optum pharmacy services division.

Net income was $1.41 billion, or $1.42 per share, in the second-quarter ended June 30, compared to $1.44 billion, or $1.40 per share, a year earlier.

Total revenues rose to $32.6 billion from $30.4 billion. (Reporting by Shailesh Kuber; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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