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COVID drives demand for mental healthcare
(June 27) UnitedHealth Group remains committed to ensuring members can access the mental and behavioral health support they need during the pandemic. In addition to waiving cost-sharing for behavioral health telehealth services and virtual visits, Optum has increased the number of providers offering virtual mental healthcare by 45%.
How to protect your employees as workplaces reopen
(June 29) We are proud to have partnered with Microsoft to develop the ProtectWell protocol and app, allowing employees to self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms. This is just one way we are supporting a safe and healthy return to workplaces across the U.S.
Minnesota doctors try stopping the discomfort with COVID-19 tests
(June 21) UnitedHealth Group is working to expand and improve COVID-19 testing. Doing more testing better is critical to slowing the spread of infection.


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    UnitedHealth Group Collaborates in Public-Private Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Research and Offer New Scientific Insights
    UnitedHealth Group is participating in the COVID-19 Diagnostics Evidence Accelerator — a new public-private partnership that leverages real-world data to enhance COVID-19 response efforts through faster, high-quality, modern scientific research.
    June 22, 2020 | 1 min Read
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    A Closer Look at Freedom Day
    On Friday, June 19, UnitedHealth Group honors Juneteenth — the United States holiday also known as “Freedom Day” or “Emancipation Day” that recognizes a pivotal moment in the emancipation of slaves in Texas.
    June 19, 2020 | 2 min Read
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    United Health Foundation Expands Tribal Scholars Program With Grant to American Indian College Fund
    The United Health Foundation has donated $430,000 to the American Indian College Fund’s United Health Foundation Tribal Scholars Program, creating 13 scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Natives studying in the health and dental fields.
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    United Health Foundation Supports COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Arizona
    The United Health Foundation has donated $500,000 to the Arizona Food Bank Network (AzFBN) to address food insecurity across Arizona.
    June 11, 2020 | 2 min Read



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