Feature: How Value-Based Care is Improving Quality and Health

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Value-Based Care 

Recent News

UnitedHealthcare has now provided more than 5 million in-home clinical visits through its HouseCalls program, bringing potentially life-saving preventive care to people enrolled in its Medicare Advantage plans in the comfort of their homes.

May 21, 2018

UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are opening Optum's Emotional-Support Help Line, providing access to specially trained mental health specialists to support people affected by the recent mass shooting at Santa Fe High School, located approximately 30 miles south of Houston.

May 18, 2018
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A new report benchmarking the health of seniors in America finds poorer health outcomes for rural senior citizens compared with their urban and suburban peers and increased national suicide rates.

May 17, 2018

The United Health Foundation announced a new three-year, $1 million partnership with Climb Wyoming to support development of an innovative curriculum based on Climb’s nationally recognized model and implement its social support programs in Salt Lake City and Grand Junction, Colo.

May 17, 2018

– Today, UnitedHealth Group released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s drug policy proposal: “The fundamental issues with prescription drug affordability are the high prices set by and marketing practices of pharmaceutical manufacturers, so we welcome the Administration’s focus on reducing drug costs. UnitedHealth Group remains committed to offering concrete solutions to further protect consumers from rising drug prices and building programs to help make prescription drug costs more affordable, predictable and stable – programs like our industry-first initiative to provide point of sale pharmacy discounts for our commercial customers, and our application of advanced technology to provide drug cost transparency right in the doctor’s office.”

May 11, 2018

Governor John Bel Edwards was joined by Dr. Rebekah Gee, secretary, Louisiana Department of Health, Kristy Duffey, UnitedHealth Group Chief Clinical Officer and board member of United Health Foundation, and many leaders in health care, business, government, and other sectors to announce a statewide collaborative effort to address cancer in Louisiana. 

May 11, 2018

United Health Foundation awarded a $1 million partnership grant to Circle the City to help the organization provide health care services in a new Medical Respite Center for the homeless at the Maricopa Human Services Campus. 

May 10, 2018

UnitedHealthcare’s value-based care program for knee, hip and spine procedures has demonstrated fewer hospital readmissions and complications following surgery, while generating total savings of nearly $18 million for participating employers.

May 09, 2018

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of North Carolina is partnering with the North Carolina Safety-Net Health System to develop innovative solutions and pilot programs to support the health of Medicaid beneficiaries and people with dual special needs.

May 08, 2018
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At the 2018 Amgen Tour of California, the Rally Cycling team will ride six custom-designed, hand-painted Diamondback Podium bikes, each inspired by a child who has received a grant from the UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF).

May 07, 2018

UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people affected by the recent volcanic activity in the Puna area of the Big Island, Hawaii.

May 04, 2018
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UnitedHealthcare, working with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and local care providers, is confronting the opioid epidemic by donating 10,000 opioid disposal kits to the Byrnes Health Education Center and Family First Health.

May 04, 2018

The American Indian College Fund, in partnership with United Health Foundation, has launched The United Health Foundation Tribal Wellness Scholarship Program to create a pipeline of mental health and substance abuse professionals in North Dakota to serve remote and rural communities.

May 03, 2018