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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.

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.

5/9/2019 UnitedHealthcare Helps Support Moms’ and Babies’ Health Before and After Delivery with New Bundled Payment Program for Maternity Care

UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, has introduced a new bundled payment program for maternity care to help support the well-being of moms and babies before and after delivery by closing gaps in care and encouraging healthy, full-term pregnancies.

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.

7/12/2018 Benefit Assist Program Makes Benefit Payouts Faster and Easier for Employees Enrolled in Medical and Supplemental Health Plans

Employees enrolled in UnitedHealthcare accident, critical illness or hospital indemnity protection plans can now receive benefit payouts faster and easier through UnitedHealthcare's industry-first Supplemental Health Benefit Assist Program.

10/3/2018 High-Quality Hospitals Deliver Lower Cost Care 82% of the Time

High-quality hospitals deliver lower-cost care for 82% of diagnoses, according to a new analysis that Advisory Board released today on variations in care that do not improve care costs or patient outcomes.

12/5/2012 Farewell to Fee-For-Service? A “Real World” Strategy For Health Care Payment Reform

There is now widespread agreement that paying health care providers on a fee-for-service basis is a key factor affecting health care quality and affordability.

12/4/2018 UnitedHealthcare’s uBundle Helps Employers Save on Medical Premiums When Adding Specialty Benefit Plans

UnitedHealthcare has introduced uBundle, a new benefits savings program that enables employers across the country to save up to 4 percent* on medical premiums when combining a UnitedHealthcare medical plan with specialty benefits such as dental, vision, life, disability or supplemental health coverage.

6/13/2016 UnitedHealthcare Will Reimburse Kidney Donors' Travel Expenses, Expanding Life-Saving Access to Kidney Transplants

UnitedHealthcare will pay travel expenses for kidney transplant donors, addressing one of the major barriers to living organ donation.

7/11/2018 Annual Health Care CEO Survey: Cost Control is Top Priority for Hospital Executives

Cost control has eclipsed revenue growth as the top priority among health system CEOs, according to Advisory Board’s Annual Health Care CEO Survey.