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UnitedHealth Group ‍board approved a reduction in annual base salary to $1 mln for Stephen Hemsley
Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017 05:38pm EDT 

Aug 16 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc :UnitedHealth Group Inc says ‍board approved a reduction in annual base salary to $1.0 million effective September 1, 2017 for Stephen Hemsley - SEC filing​.UnitedHealth Group- ‍in connection with David Wichmann's appointment as CEO, board approved annual base salary to $1.3 million effective September 1, 2017.UnitedHealth Group Inc - ‍ on August 15, 2017, company amended its bylaws; made president an optional position​.  Full Article

Unitedhealth names David Wichmann CEO effective Sept 1
Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017 06:50am EDT 

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Unitedhealth Group Inc :Unitedhealth Group announces new leadership roles.Unitedhealth Group Inc - Richard Burke, current board chairman, to become lead independent director​.Unitedhealth Group Inc - Stephen Hemsley, current CEO, to become executive chairman of board of directors​.David Wichmann, president since 2014, to become CEO effective Sept. 1, 2017​.  Full Article

UnitedHealth Group names two new directors
Monday, 7 Aug 2017 06:50am EDT 

Aug 7 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc :UnitedHealth Group names two new directors.UnitedHealth Group inc - announced Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., and Sir Andrew Witty have joined board.UnitedHealth Group Inc - Witty was CEO and a board member of Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK) from 2008 to April, 2017​.  Full Article

UnitedHealth sees 2017 adjusted net earnings $9.75 to $9.90 per share
Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017 05:55am EDT 

July 18 (Reuters) - Unitedhealth Group Inc :Unitedhealth group inc - second quarter revenues of $50.1 billion grew 8% year-over-year‍​.Unitedhealth group inc - second quarter net earnings of $2.32 per share grew 28% year-over-year‍​.Unitedhealth group inc - raised its outlook for 2017 gaap net earnings to a range of $9.20 to $9.35 per share.Unitedhealth group inc - second quarter adjusted net earnings of $2.46 per share ‍​.Unitedhealth group inc - raised its outlook for 2017 adjusted net earnings to a range of $9.75 to $9.90 per share.Q2 earnings per share view $2.38, revenue view $50.06 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Unitedhealth group inc - q2 2017 consolidated medical care ratio of 82.2 percent increased 20 basis points year-over-year.Fy2017 earnings per share view $9.80 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.unitedhealth-unitedhealthcare’s withdrawals from aca individual markets, aca health insurance tax deferral, reduced consolidated q2 revenue by about $1.8 billion ‍​.  Full Article

Myriad Genetics agree on new long-term relationship with UnitedHealthcare
Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017 09:19am EDT 

June 21 (Reuters) - Myriad Genetics Inc :Myriad genetics inc - on june 19, agreed on a new long-term relationship with unitedhealthcare - sec filing.Myriad genetics inc - new product coverage will be determined based on a member's benefit plan, additional terms of deal are not disclosed.Myriad genetics inc - relationship established pricing for its hereditary cancer tests, genesight, prolaris, vectra da and endopredict.  Full Article

UnitedHealth board increases shareholder dividend 20 pct
Wednesday, 7 Jun 2017 06:50am EDT 

June 7 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc ::UnitedHealth Group board increases shareholder dividend 20%.Increases quarterly dividend by 20 percent.UnitedHealth Group Inc says board of directors authorized payment of a cash dividend of $0.75 per share.  Full Article

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

BRIEF-UnitedHealth Group ‍board approved a reduction in annual base salary to $1 mln for Stephen Hemsley

* UnitedHealth Group Inc says ‍board approved a reduction in annual base salary to $1.0 million effective September 1, 2017 for Stephen Hemsley - SEC filing​