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.
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.
In Colorado, as of August 2016, there were 40 freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) – both hospital-owned and independent – about triple the number in 2014.
A recent report from UnitedHealth Group finds that $500 billion to $620 billion could be saved by modernizing Medicare and Medicaid.
UnitedHealth Group has updated several components of its 2014 report on practical, proven and scalable approaches for advancing primary care delivery.
Prescription drugs, outpatient services, and taxes on health insurance are key drivers of premium increases, according to a recently released UnitedHealth Group brief.
Seniors have increasing access to home-based care and support services that may help them continue to live at home, according to the 2019 America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report.
In the community health worker model at UnitedHealthcare, health care encompasses more than just clinical services, because access truly begins before the first appointment.
Renovation is well underway on the former group home at Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC), North Dakota, following a recent ceremonial groundbreaking event with Spirit Lake Dakota Nation tribal leaders and community members, North Dakota Governor Burgum and UnitedHealthcare's Tami Reller in early August.