Oct 16 Insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc.
reported higher quarterly earnings as enrollment in health plans
increased and its technology and service business grew.
The company, the largest U.S. health insurer, said on
Tuesday that third-quarter net income was $1.56 billion, or
$1.50 per share, up from $1.27 billion, or $1.17 per share, a
On Oct. 8, UnitedHealth forecast earnings of at least $1.45
per share for the third quarter and said more than 650,000
additional people had enrolled in plans during the period.