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3/20/2018 New Research Report Shows Pharmacy Benefit Management Can Save Medicaid over $100 Billion

Medicaid programs increasingly rely on Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) to manage drug benefits for Medicaid beneficiaries, whether they have health plan or fee-for-service coverage.

12/12/2018 Our Nation’s Health: Obesity Rate at All-Time High; Childhood Poverty Continues to Decline

The nation’s obesity rate has reached the highest-ever level this year, according to the United Health Foundation’s 2018 America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report.

4/24/2018 Pharmacy Benefit Managers Generate More Savings for States by Driving Higher Generic Use

One of the biggest issues facing the United States health care system is the rising costs of prescription drugs.

5/15/2018 Public Exchange Coverage is More Costly and Less Effective than Medicaid

First implemented in 2014 as a cornerstone of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), public exchanges sought to provide subsidized coverage to Americans who were not eligible for Medicaid.

5/10/2018 UnitedHealth Group Report: Freestanding Emergency Departments in Ohio

In Ohio, as of 2016, there were 35 freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) – all of which were owned by or affiliated with hospitals, despite being physically separate facilities.

2017-2018 Social Responsibility Report

The people of UnitedHealth Group are driven by our mission to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. This report highlights how we combine our knowledge, experience and compassion – as an enterprise and as individuals – to support initiatives that improve health quality and outcomes in the communities where we live and work.

12/6/2017 Freestanding Emergency Departments: Treating Common Conditions at Emergency Prices

A new report from UnitedHealth Group, "Freestanding Emergency Departments: Treating Common Conditions at Emergency Prices," highlights the recent growth in freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs), which are physically separate from hospitals, and the resulting costs to consumers and the health care system.

12/6/2017 UnitedHealth Group Report: Freestanding Emergency Departments in Colorado

In Colorado, as of August 2016, there were 40 freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) – both hospital-owned and independent – about triple the number in 2014.

2/3/2017 $500 to $620 Billion Could Be Saved by Modernizing Medicare and Medicaid

A recent report from UnitedHealth Group finds that $500 billion to $620 billion could be saved by modernizing Medicare and Medicaid.

3/1/2017 Advancing Primary Care Delivery: An Update

UnitedHealth Group has updated several components of its 2014 report on practical, proven and scalable approaches for advancing primary care delivery.