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12/19/2018 OptumServe Awarded Two Contracts with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

In two announcements recently made by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), OptumServe, the federal government health services business unit of Optum, was selected to offer new services to veterans in 2019, and has secured major contracts to provide disability exams for the VA.

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11/12/2018 New Data – America’s Health Rankings Health of Those Who Have Served Report

In October, the United Health Foundation released the 2018 America's Health Rankings Health of Those Who Have Served Report.

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11/9/2018 Honoring Our Nation’s Heroes

Integrity. Compassion. Relationships. Innovation. Performance. These are values that drive UnitedHealth Group employees. For those who have served in the military, these are values they have already embraced well before they join our company, making UnitedHealth Group a strong fit for veterans.

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11/10/2017 Fisher House: A Place for Healing for Military Veterans and Their Families

Fisher House provides a community and a home away from home, but more importantly, “a place for healing,” says Sala Nick, a former guest of Fisher House Camp Pendleton.

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11/3/2017 New Report: Health of Women Who Have Served

United Health Foundation released the America’s Health Rankings Health of Women Who Have Served Report. This report, created in partnership with the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), establishes a baseline representation of the health of women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces compared to women without military service.

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11/13/2017 Lessons on Choosing a Career Path in Nursing from the Navy’s Former Highest-Ranking Nurse

As the highest-ranking nurse in the Navy before her retirement as a rear admiral in 2013, UnitedHealthcare’s Elizabeth “Betsy” Niemyer built a career of exceptional accomplishments.

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10/2/2017 New Housing Community Provides Hope for Veterans Struggling with Homelessness

An important milestone was recently reached in helping end homelessness among military veterans in Minnesota with the opening of Veterans East, a new 100-unit apartment community adjacent to the Veterans Hospital near Fort Snelling in Minneapolis.

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5/19/2017 United Health Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs Reach Out to Military Youth

Scott Masters, vice president, UnitedHealthcare Benefit Operations, who grew up on Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, recently returned to the Jacksonville base for a visit and spoke with the youth who piloted Operation: Reach. Following is a Q&A with Scott.

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12/5/2017 Expanding Child Development Programs for Military Families

A new partnership and grant will help the Armed Services YMCA Camp Pendleton increase capacity and improve curriculum at the Fisher Children’s Center at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

9/15/2015 UnitedHealth Group Participates in a National Conversation on Improving Mental Wellness for Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

Optum, UnitedHealthcare and UnitedHealth Group officials participated in the Military Officers Association of America 2015 Warrior-Family Symposium in Washington, D.C. T