|Bid||0.00 x 1100|
|Ask||0.00 x 1200|
|Day's Range||242.44 - 245.58|
|52 Week Range||174.92 - 250.79|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||22.85|
|Earnings Date||Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.00 (1.30%)|
|1y Target Est||270.71|
Anthem’s acquisition of palliative care provider Aspire Health is the latest effort by the health insurance industry to tap further into the management of serious advanced illness and end of life care, particularly for seniors in Medicare Advantage plans. Last month, Humana said it is buying a 40% stake in hospice provider Curo Health Services as part of a $1.4 billon acquisition by the insurer and private equity firms TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.
LabCorp and Minneapolis-based UnitedHealthcare have renewed a partnership whereby the Burlington-based diagnostics behemoth will continue to serve as the insurer’s exclusive national laboratory provider until Jan. 1, 2019, and they have agreed to expanding the partnership to better leverage real-time data sharing. In an announcement, the two health care giants said they will expand their relationship to collaborate on a variety of value-based programs. The companies said their expanded relationship will bring to lab services the same aligned incentives and enhanced patient experience that exist now in accountable care relationships between UnitedHealthcare and more than 1,100 hospitals and 110,000 physicians. The data sharing expansion comes at the same time others are seeking to harness the power of big data, from Winston-Salem technology firm Inmar to providers like Wake Forest Baptist, Novant Health and Cone Health, as explored in this week's cover story by Triad Business Journal.
UnitedHealth Group said it is bringing value-based models to lab testing in new long-term deals it has signed with Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp, the nation's largest U.S. diagnostic test companies. The deals announced Thursday evening renew a contract with LabCorp, which UnitedHealth said will continue to serve as UnitedHealthcare’s “exclusive national laboratory provider until Jan. 1, 2019." But effective Jan. 1, UnitedHealth begins a long-term partnership that allows Quest to become an “in network” lab for all UnitedHealthcare plans covering 48 million people.
UnitedHealthcare and LabCorp (LH) have renewed their long-term strategic partnership as the two organizations focus on ways to create more personalized care recommendations and a simpler consumer experience for the more than 48 million people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare plans. LabCorp will continue to serve as UnitedHealthcare’s exclusive national laboratory provider until Jan. 1, 20191. As part of the expanding relationship, UnitedHealthcare and LabCorp will collaborate on a variety of value-based programs, bringing the same aligned incentives and enhanced patient experience to lab services as exist today in accountable care arrangements between UnitedHealthcare and more than 1,100 hospitals and 110,000 physicians.
UnitedHealthcare and Quest Diagnostics (DGX) have established a long-term strategic partnership as the two organizations focus on ways to create more personalized care recommendations and a simpler consumer experience for the more than 48 million people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare plans. Quest will be in network for all UnitedHealthcare plan participants beginning Jan. 1, 20191. As part of the expanding relationship, UnitedHealthcare and Quest will collaborate on a variety of value-based programs, bringing the same aligned incentives and enhanced patient experience to lab services as exist today in accountable care arrangements between UnitedHealthcare and more than 1,100 hospitals and 110,000 physicians.
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More than half of employees with access to workplace wellness programs say the programs have made a positive impact on their health, including 62 percent saying the initiatives translated to improved productivity and 30 percent reporting help detecting a disease. These are some of the findings from UnitedHealthcare’s annual “Wellness Check Up Survey,” which examines employees’ opinions about company-sponsored wellness programs and other health-related subjects. Many employees say wellness programs have improved their health.
Just a week after one of Minnesota's Fortune 500 companies announced it would move its headquarters to Florida, another two local companies have grown big enough to make it onto the list.
UnitedHealthcare has now provided more than 5 million in-home clinical visits through its HouseCalls program, bringing potentially life-saving preventive care to people enrolled in its Medicare Advantage plans in the comfort of their homes. Since UnitedHealthcare introduced HouseCalls in 2012, the program has helped tens of thousands of seniors avoid potential hospital admissions by identifying health concerns and enabling earlier clinical intervention. In addition, 8.5 million care opportunities, such as overdue cancer and diabetes screenings, have been addressed after licensed health care practitioners identified them during HouseCalls visits.
In early January, Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com Inc. ( AMZN), Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. ( BRK.A) and Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase & Co. ( JPM) announced plans to develop a joint venture aimed at cutting the costs associated with U.S. health care. While that project may have been welcome news for some individual participants in the health system, it spelled trouble for health insurance companies.
The United Health Foundation announced a new three-year, $1 million partnership with Climb Wyoming to support development of an innovative curriculum based on Climb’s nationally recognized model and implement its social support programs in Salt Lake City and Grand Junction, Colo. Climb collaborates with local direct service providers to help move single mothers out of poverty by providing social support services such as job training and placement, life skills-based training and mental health support. The Climb program is recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as one of the nation’s Top 10 innovative programs.
A new report benchmarking the health of seniors in America finds poorer health outcomes for rural senior citizens compared with their urban and suburban peers and increased national suicide rates.
The credit agency still has concerns about the company’s high debt levels.
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Prominent hedge fund managers appeared to make big first-quarter bets in UnitedHealth Group Inc, Anthem Inc and other health insurers whose shares tumbled in January after Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon in January announced a joint venture to slash U.S. healthcare costs. Jana Partners added a new position in Anthem, while Omega Advisors and Tiger Management both added new positions in UnitedHealth Group, according to regulatory filings released Tuesday.
Erika Zak, 38, has written two of the most important letters of her life in recent months: one, just in case, for her 4-year-old daughter to read on some undetermined day in the future and a second, to UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann, meant to be read right away. The course of treatment that followed over the next handful of years included chemotherapy and liver surgery that left some damage, “a consequence of complications following microwave ablation,” as her doctors, in her home state of Oregon and at the renowned Cleveland Clinic, would detail to the insurer.
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