Archive for the ‘United Health Care Group’ Category

UnitedHealth Group Reports 23% Increase in Quarterly Profits

Posted on: October 16th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

In a time where many health insurance companies are worried about the impact of the Affordable Care Act, it’s encouraging to see health insurance giants like UnitedHealth Group up 23% in quarterly profits.  According to Chad Terhune’s article on LATimes.com, the country’s largest health insurer is up in the third quarter partly due to the […]

Employers Focus on Wellness to Decrease Health Insurance Costs

Posted on: August 20th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

More and more large employers across the nation are implementing wellness programs into their health insurance benefit packages in an effort to reduce costs.  The idea remains that if employees are encouraged to take care of their health through exercise and screenings, then their health care needs will decrease and health insurance costs will go down […]

Health4Me Mobile App From UnitedHealthcare

Posted on: March 22nd, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

UPDATE 6/24/2012 – UnitedHealthcare has recently launched another app called Latino Health Solutions, which provides health and wellness information with Hispanics’ specific cultural and language needs in mind.  Culturally relevant health and wellness tools and resources are easily available in either Spanish or English through various smartphone application browsers. UnitedHealthcare has come out with a […]

UnitedHealthcare Acquiring Preferred Care, Medica Healthcare

Posted on: March 19th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

UnitedHealthcare recently announced that they will be purchasing Preferred Care Partners and Medica HealthCare Plans which are both senior focused plans with operations mostly in southern and central Florida.  The companies combined serve a combined 85,000 Medicare Advantage members in South Florida, Central Florida and the Tampa area. This major acquisition is big news for […]

Health Insurers Competing to Gain Medicaid Contract in Kansas

Posted on: March 13th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

There are currently five health insurers vying to coordinate the care of Kansas residents receiving Medicaid services.  The competition is spurred by two companies with strong ties to Witchita which are Coventry Health Care of Kansas Inc, and UnitedHealthcare. State lawmakers are taking into consideration all five companies and are carefully weighing a Medicaid-reform proposal […]

UnitedHealthcare Insurance Introduces Superstore

Posted on: November 2nd, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

A real-life insurance superstore is opening in Flushing, Queens this week and it’s catching a lot of interest.  UnitedHealthcare is taking a unique approach to helping residents find a wide variety of insurance products including 15 types of state and federal social service programs.  According to the article “UnitedHealthcare Opens ‘Supestore’ in Flushing by Barbara […]

Georgia Medicare Health Plan Ratings

Posted on: October 26th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

If you are over age 65, you are probably aware that Medicare health plan open enrollment time is upon us (October 15 – December 7).  Furthermore, If you are in the process of researching plans here is a resource that might save you time. Medicarehealthplan.org has repackaged the annual NCQA national ratings of Medicare health […]

UnitedHealthcare Taking Action To Assist Hurricane Victims

Posted on: September 16th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Hurricane Irene had devastating effects for thousands of Americans and many people are rushing to help those in need.  One such group is UnitedHealthcare and their MAMSI groups which are working together to help those affected by Irene in addition to supporting the Red Cross and their efforts.  UnitedHealthcare prioritized helping these victims and immediately […]

Top Indiana Health Insurance Companies

Posted on: May 3rd, 2011 by JPAL No Comments

The top ten health insurance companies in Indiana, ranked by market share are listed below.  The market share is provided by the National Association of Insurance (NAIC).  These rankings do not in any way measure customer satisfaction, claims handling, or other quality measures. Largest Indiana Health Insurance Companies Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield United HealthCare […]

MAMSI on Keeping the Weight Off

Posted on: April 29th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

When you are ready to take charge of your health and lose the excess weight, know that losing the weight is only half of the battle.  Keeping it off is the other half.  A useful link found on the MAMSI website gives valuable information on how to maintain a healthy weight once you have worked […]