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Optum and Merck collaborate to advance value-based contracting of pharmaceuticals
Thursday, 25 May 2017 02:00pm EDT 

May 25 (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc :Optum and merck collaborate to advance value-based contracting of pharmaceuticals.Under outcomes-based risk sharing agreements, health plans & other payers reimburse drug manufacturers on basis of clinical outcomes achieved.Co, Optum, under collaboration will use real world data to develop simulate models linking payment for prescription medicines to patient health outcomes.  Full Article

UnitedHealth Group reports Q1 revenue of $48.7 billion
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017 05:55am EDT 

April 18 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc :Q1 adjusted earnings per share $2.37.Q1 earnings per share $2.23.Q1 earnings per share view $2.17 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.UnitedHealth Group Inc - Q1 revenues of $48.7 billion grew 9.4% year-over-year.UnitedHealth Group Inc - UnitedHealth Group raised its financial outlook, now expecting 2017 revenues of approximately $200 billion.Sees FY 2017 adjusted earnings per share $9.65 to $9.85.Sees FY 2017 GAAP earnings per share $9.10 to $9.30.UnitedHealth Group Inc - Q1 2017 consolidated medical care ratio of 82.4 percent increased 70 basis points year-over-year.UnitedHealth Group Inc - Management projects cash flows from operations of approximately $12 billion for 2017.UnitedHealth Group Inc - Q1 2017 consolidated medical care ratio was impacted by a 150 basis point increase from health insurance tax moratorium.Q1 earnings per share view $2.17, revenue view $48.35 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY2017 earnings per share view $9.51, revenue view $198.84 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Shyft Analytics secures a $7.5 mln investment from Optum Ventures
Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017 08:07am EDT 

Unitedhealth Group Inc :Shyft Analytics has secured a $7.5 million investment from Optum Ventures.  Full Article

Unitedhealth Group to sell its 3.375 pct notes due April 15, 2027
Monday, 13 Mar 2017 04:45pm EDT 

Unitedhealth Group Inc : Unitedhealth Group Inc - agreed to sell its 3.375 pct notes due April 15, 2027 in aggregate principal amount of $625 million .Unitedhealth Group Inc - agreed to sell its 4.250 pct notes due April 15, 2047 in aggregate principal amount of $725 million.  Full Article

Unitedhealth Group commences exchange offer TOacquire Surgical Care Affiliates Inc
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 05:24pm EST 

Unitedhealth Group Inc : Unitedhealth Group commences exchange offer to acquire Surgical Care Affiliates Inc . Companies continue to expect merger to close in first half of 2017 .Unitedhealth Group Inc - offer is scheduled to expire at 12:01 a.m., New York city time on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.  Full Article

Unitedhealth Group files for potential mixed shelf size not disclosed - SEC filing
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 04:17pm EST 

Unitedhealth Group Inc :Unitedhealth Group files for potential mixed shelf; size not disclosed - SEC filing.  Full Article

UnitedHealthcare says $15 mln strategic partnership with Camden Coalition
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2017 09:30am EST 

UnitedHealthcare : UnitedHealthcare - $15 million strategic partnership with Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers to develop, test and scale new models of care .UnitedHealthcare - Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, Executive Director of Camden Coalition, to join UnitedHealthcare as SVP, Integrated Health and Human Services.  Full Article

Surgical care affiliates Optumcare to combine
Monday, 9 Jan 2017 05:55am EST 

Surgical Care Affiliates Inc : Surgical Care Affiliates (sca), optumcare to combine . Surgical Care Affiliates Inc - deal for $57.00 per share. . Surgical Care Affiliates Inc - acquisition to be funded between 51 percent and 80 percent with UnitedHealth Group common stock . Surgical Care - deal expected to be neutral to unitedhealth group's outlook for adjusted net earnings per share in 2017 and modestly accretive in 2018 . Surgical Care Affiliates Inc - deal expected to be neutral to unitedhealth group's outlook for adjusted net earnings per share in 2017 . Surgical Care Affiliates Inc - some portion of acquisition to be funded in cash .Surgical Care Affiliates Inc - agreement with optumcare calls for acquisition of sca's outstanding common stock.  Full Article

Tenet and UnitedHealthcare renew national relationship
Friday, 2 Dec 2016 04:45pm EST 

Tenet Healthcare Corp : Tenet and UnitedHealthcare renew national relationship . Tenet Healthcare Corp says co and UnitedHealthcare have renewed their "national relationship" for four years .New agreement will go into effect on August 1, 2017, and includes a value-based care component.  Full Article

CVS Health says Optumrx and CVS Pharmacy enter strategic partnership
Tuesday, 29 Nov 2016 08:43am EST 

CVS Health Corp : CVS Health - Optumrx and CVS Pharmacy partner to expand consumer choice, reduce costs and improve health outcomes . CVS Health - Optumrx clients and members will now have more choices for filling 90-day prescription options at pharmacies nationwide .CVS Health- expect new 90-day pharmacy solution to be available to Optumrx commercial clients implementing new 90-day prescription benefit designs, from July 1, 2017.  Full Article

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U.S. sues UnitedHealth again for mischarging Medicare Advantage

The U.S. Justice Department for the second time in a month sued UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday, accusing the nation's largest health insurer of obtaining over $1 billion from Medicare to which it was not entitled.