Unitedhealth To Keep Parts Of Health Care Overhaul

Health Care

Nation's largest health care provider to extend some of overhaul's benefits to small share of its customers.

Sections:  news   politics   business   
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • US medicine spending shows rare dip
    Total U.S. spending on prescription medicines declined last year, a first in more than half a century. The dip was 1 percent, to $325.8 billion — a 3.5 percent drop after accounting for population growth and economic expansion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. More
  • Study Finds Expanded Medicaid Increases Health Care Use
    Come January, millions of low-income adults will gain health insurance coverage through Medicaid in one of the farthest-reaching provisions of the Obama health care law. More
  • Where the Budget Cut Pain Is Really Being Felt
    "It's in areas like health care, education and job training," Packer said. "Programs are closing or are being cut, layoffs are happening. It's not just waiting in line a bit longer at the airport." More
  • Governments may push workers to health exchange
    In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama's health care law but could cost the federal government millions of dollars, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C. More
  • Winter and your health: How to avoid falls, flu and frostbite
    With winter still well under way, there’s still plenty of time to protect against health issues that commonly present themselves ... Wrists, elbows and hips are typically the parts most commonly injured from winter falls, Tayag said.
    02/18/2018 - 12:10 am | View Link
  • Intergenerational care: Kids help elderly live longer
    The benefits in terms of health are also clear to see ... "They engage different parts of their brains." Somers believes the days of institutionalizing -- and separating -- child care and later life care are coming to an end. Sarah Harper, professor ...
    02/18/2018 - 12:00 am | View Link
  • ONLINE SPECIAL: Tragedy re-ignites U.S. gun control debate
    Perhaps the governor might want to re-read his Bible and take a class in mental health ... of Africa and parts of the Middle East have our kill rate. But if nothing else, banning the AR-15 would show our citizens that the politicians care more about ...
    02/17/2018 - 7:53 pm | View Link
  • Illinois Democratic congressman faces challenge from left
    She pledged to represent "true-blue Democrats" by pushing for a $15 minimum wage, health care for all and protections for immigrants and refugees. Lipinski says he's worked hard for the district, which includes parts of Chicago's southwest side and suburbs ...
    02/17/2018 - 3:23 am | View Link
  • How we can fix our broken health-care system
    Information technology has radically transformed major parts of our economy and improved our standard ... we have failed to adequately capitalize on these advances to benefit health care. We must improve payment incentives, transparency, interoperability ...
    02/16/2018 - 8:13 am | View Link
  • More
  • The Health and Social Care Act 2012 | Patients4NHS
    A core argument for the HSC Act was that the NHS would benefit from being freed from central command, with providers like hospital Trusts and health care ...
    02/14/2018 - 12:52 am | View Website
  • Behavioral Health Service Delivery, Managed Care, and ...
    Bruce Bobbitt is a Sr. vice president, Specialty Networks, Optum, UnitedHealth Group. A graduate of Cornell University with a PhD in Child Psychology from the ...
    02/12/2018 - 6:05 pm | View Website
  • Corporate Services
    Corporate Services. We serve more than 85 million people, provide wellness services to more than half of the Fortune 500. We’re the career home for more than ...
    02/12/2018 - 9:15 am | View Website
  • UnitedHealth Group
    UnitedHealth Group, America’s largest health insurer, has shown a willingness to go it alone with more than 130 million global customers, investments in various ...
    02/12/2018 - 6:31 am | View Website
  • Healthcare business news, research, data and events from ...
    This week's earnings reports are likely to keep up with the current pace of financial releases, as at least a few health systems and one major insurance carrier ...
    02/12/2018 - 5:05 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News