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11/16/2018 UnitedHealth Group Donates $500,000 to Help Californians Affected by Wildfires

UnitedHealth Group and its UnitedHealthcare and Optum businesses are donating $500,000 to help residents of California recover and rebuild from the devastating fires in Butte, Ventura and Los Angeles counties.

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11/15/2018 Apple Watch Now Part of UnitedHealthcare Wearable Device Program That Helps Motivate People to Walk Nearly 12,000 Steps per Day

Apple Watch is now part of UnitedHealthcare Motion, a national wearable device program that encourages current participants to achieve nearly 12,000 steps per day* – more than double the number of the average American adult

11/15/2018 Artificial Intelligence Key to Improving Health Care Quality, Reducing Costs, Industry Leaders Say

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is key to building a better health care future, according to a recent survey of 500 U.S. health care leaders on their attitudes and usage of the technologies.

11/14/2018 Scholarship Program Encourages North Dakota Native American College Students to Seek Careers in the Mental Health Field

The American Indian College Fund, in partnership with the United Health Foundation, awarded 11 Native American North Dakota college students with scholarships through the United Health Foundation Tribal Wellness Scholarship Program.

11/9/2018 UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Wildfires in Southern California

UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people affected by the ongoing wildfires in parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

11/9/2018 UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Wildfires in Northern California

UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people affected by the ongoing wildfires in parts of Butte county.

11/9/2018 UnitedHealth Group Board Authorizes Payment of Quarterly Dividend to Shareholders

UnitedHealth Group announced that its Board of Directors, at its regular quarterly meeting, authorized payment of a cash dividend of $0.90 per share, to be paid on December 13, 2018, to all shareholders of record of UnitedHealth Group common stock as of the close of business on December 3, 2018.

11/8/2018 Pathways and United Health Foundation Launch Partnership to Improve Mental Health Care In Eastern Kentucky

Pathways, Inc., and the United Health Foundation announced a three-year, $930,000 grant to expand mental health services for children in eastern Kentucky using telehealth technology.

11/8/2018 UnitedHealth Group Supporting People Affected by Mass Shooting in Thousand Oaks

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 in Thousand Oaks, California.

11/2/2018 United Health Foundation Awards University of Kentucky $1 Million Grant to Reduce Rates of Oral Cancer and Improve Oral Health

A $1 million grant from the United Health Foundation will enable the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry (UKCD) to launch its “Eradicate Oral Cancer in Eastern Kentucky” project.

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