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7/8/2018 Study Explores Whether Free Rides Lead to Better Health

The three-month study provides free on-demand rides to medical appointments and social activities for select patients over age 60 in Los Angeles.

6/8/2018 New Report Sheds Light on Seniors’ Health Rankings by State: Where Does Your State Rank?

The recently released United Health Foundation’s 2018 America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report dives into this issue, including finding that older adults who live in rural areas often experience poorer health outcomes and receive fewer preventive services than those in urban and suburban environments.

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.

5/16/2019 UnitedHealth Group Brief Reveals Key Drivers of Health Care Premium Increases

Prescription drugs, outpatient services, and taxes on health insurance are key drivers of premium increases, according to a recently released UnitedHealth Group brief.

5/15/2019 Increases in Home-Based Health Services Provide More Care Options for Seniors, According to New Report

Data released by the United Health Foundation’s 2019 America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report reveal there are 550,000 more home health care workers than last year – a 21 percent rate increase per 1,000 adults age 75 and older.