UnitedHealthcare and the 4-H Youth Development Program at the University of Florida are expanding a successful partnership called Eat4-Health that helps tackle obesity by promoting healthy eating and active lifestyles among youth and families.
(May 10, 2012) – The majority of consumers believe video games should encourage physical activity and that “physically active” video games can complement traditional exercise, according to a new survey released today by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH).
(Jan. 9, 2012) — UnitedHealth Group has announced strategic partnerships with three health technology companies that offer mobile products and services designed to help improve consumers’ health and well-being.
(Feb. 27, 2012) – UnitedHealthcare is making it easier for its plan participants to take greater control of their health through a new mobile app, Health4Me.
(Feb. 27, 2012) — Picis, a part of OptumInsight, has been awarded ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certifications by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the largest developer and publisher of international standards.
(Oct. 18, 2012) – OptumRx, a leading pharmacy benefits management (PBM) organization and one of the Optum businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has launched a new product designed to help keep pharmacy benefit costs predictable for clients.
(July, 17, 2012) – The State of Illinois will expand its use of advanced technology to manage Medicaid and human services functions to reduce costs, improve outcomes and help implement structural changes for the program that provides health benefits to 2.7 million low-income Illinois residents.
(June 5, 2012) – UnitedHealthcare has launched myHealthcare Cost Estimator, a new integrated online service that brings a retail shopping experience to health care and helps consumers find quality care while being able to estimate the cost of more than 100 common treatments and procedures with maximum accuracy.
(March 20, 2012) – WESTMED Medical Group announced it is collaborating with the UnitedHealthcare and Optum businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) to launch an accountable care organization (ACO) for its more than 220 physicians in Westchester County, N.Y.
(Oct. 1, 2012) – Care Improvement Plus debuted its 2013 Medicare Advantage health plan offerings in preparation for the Oct. 15 start of the Medicare Open Enrollment Period. Care Improvement Plus’ health plan solutions for Medicare beneficiaries have expanded to new service areas for 2013, and now include plans customized for beneficiaries with chronic lung disorders.