The three-month study provides free on-demand rides to medical appointments and social activities for select patients over age 60 in Los Angeles.
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.
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.
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.
One of the biggest issues facing the United States health care system is the rising costs of prescription drugs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prescription drugs, outpatient services, and taxes on health insurance are key drivers of premium increases, according to a recently released UnitedHealth Group brief.