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UnitedHealth Group Inc

UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

554.70
-3.83
(-0.69%)
At close: July 23 4:00PM
554.00
-0.70
( -0.13% )
After Hours: 5:17PM

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UNH Discussion

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Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar 6 days ago
now they are pumping UNH CAT HD BA to keep the DOW green

this market is an absolute joke
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Monksdream Monksdream 1 week ago
UNH 10Q due JULY16
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Monksdream Monksdream 3 months ago
UNH 10Q due 4/15

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abrooklyn abrooklyn 6 months ago
https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/content/dam/UHG/PDF/investors/2023/UNH-Q4-2023-Form-8K.pdf
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abrooklyn abrooklyn 9 months ago
https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/content/dam/UHG/PDF/investors/2023/UNH-Q3-2023-Release.pdf
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abrooklyn abrooklyn 9 months ago
https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/2023/2023-10-13-uhg-reports-third-quarter-results.html

UnitedHealth Group Reports Third Quarter Results
October 13, 2023 | 5 min Read
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Revenues of $92.4 Billion Grew 14% Year-Over-Year
Earnings from Operations Grew 14%
Cash Flows from Operations were $6.9 Billion
Earnings were $6.24 Per Share, Adjusted Earnings $6.56 Per Share


UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) reported third quarter 2023 performance led by broad-based growth at Optum and UnitedHealthcare.

“As a result of our colleagues’ steadfast focus on helping people access and receive the care they need, we are well-positioned to help even more people and continue to generate strong, diversified growth in the coming years,” said Andrew Witty, chief executive officer of UnitedHealth Group.

Growth in the third quarter was driven by the continuing increase in the number of people served by Optum and UnitedHealthcare and the broadening scope of services offered. The company strengthened the range of its full year 2023 net earnings outlook to $23.60 to $23.75 per share and adjusted net earnings to $24.85 to $25.00 per share.
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abrooklyn abrooklyn 11 months ago
https://www.cnbc.com/2023/07/14/unitedhealth-group-unh-earnings-q2-2023.html

UnitedHealth stock jumps after earnings top estimates despite rising medical costs

UnitedHealth Group’
s stock price jumped Friday after the health-care conglomerate reported second-quarter revenue and adjusted earnings that topped Wall Street’s expectations despite rising medical costs.

The results eased investor concerns after the Minnesota-based company flagged a surge in demand for non-urgent surgeries and outpatient services last month and spooked the market.

Shares of UnitedHealth closed up more than 7% Friday. The stock is down more than 9% so far this year, however.

UnitedHealth Group is the biggest health-care company in the U.S. by market cap and revenue, and is even bigger than the nation’s largest banks. Given its size, UnitedHealth Group is considered a bellwether for the broader health insurance sector. Its market value was around $447 billion as of Friday’s close.

Here’s what UnitedHealth Group reported compared with Wall Street’s expectations, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:

Earnings per share: $6.14 adjusted vs. $5.99 expected
Revenue: $92.9 billion vs. $91.01 billion expected
UnitedHealth Group reported a net income of $5.47 billion, or $5.82 per share, for the quarter. That compares with $5.07 billion, or $5.34 per share, for the same period a year ago. Excluding certain items, the company’s adjusted earnings per share were $6.14 for the period.

The company reported total revenue of $92.9 billion for the quarter, up 16% from the same period a year ago. That excludes $33.6 billion in “eliminations,” which are payments from the company’s UnitedHealthcare business to its other division, Optum. UnitedHealth Group can’t record those transactions as revenue because it is paying itself.

UnitedHealthcare, which provides insurance coverage and benefits services to more than 50 million people, saw second-quarter revenue grow 13% from a year ago to $70.2 billion.

The company’s other platform, Optum, saw revenue increase nearly 25% from a year ago to $56.3 billion. Optum offers health services and runs one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers, or middlemen who negotiate drug discounts with drug manufacturers on behalf of health insurers and large employers.

Optum’s growth was helped in part by UnitedHealth Group’s roughly $8 billion acquisition of the health care technology company Change Healthcare.

It was also driven by a more than 900,000 year-over-year increase in the number of patients served by Optum’s health services business under value-based care arrangements.

UnitedHealth Group raised the low end of its full-year adjusted earnings outlook to $24.70 to $25.00 per share, from a previous forecast of $24.50 to $25.00 per share.

The company’s medical cost ratio – the percentage of payout on claims compared with premiums – came in at 83.2%. Analysts had estimated that ratio would be 83.3% for the quarter, according to FactSet.

The medical cost ratio is up almost 2% from the same period a year ago. UnitedHealth Care said that was driven by the previously noted uptick in elective surgeries and outpatient care activity, primarily among seniors.

“To illustrate, in the second quarter, outpatient care activity among seniors was a few hundred basis points above our expectations,” UnitedHealth Group CFO John Rex said during an earnings call.

Rex noted that much of that care has come from seniors who are getting heart procedures and hip and knee replacements at outpatient clinics, reiterating his previous remarks at the Goldman Sachs health-care conference last month.

UnitedHealth Group expects its medical cost ratio to “be a little bit lower” in the third quarter compared with the second quarter, Rex said during the call.

He added that the company also expects the medical cost ratio in the third quarter to be “higher marginally” than it will be in the fourth quarter, noting that it’s “just a seasonality factor.”

But overall, the company expects the “general pacing of care activity to remain consistent,” according to Rex.

Insurance companies have benefited in recent years from a delay in nonurgent procedures due to hospital staffing shortages and the pandemic, which saw hospitals inundated with Covid patients. Hospitals at that time were widely seen as too risky to enter for elective procedures.

But UnitedHealth Group executives indicated that the trend may be reversing.

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abrooklyn abrooklyn 1 year ago
UnitedHealth Group Reports First Quarter Results
April 14, 2023
Share:

Revenues of $91.9 Billion, Grew 15% Year-Over-Year
Earnings from Operations Grew 16%
Cash Flows from Operations were $16.3 Billion; Adjusted Cash Flows from Operations were $5.1 Billion
Earnings were $5.95 Per Share, Adjusted Earnings $6.26 Per Share

MINNETONKA, Minn.: UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) reported first quarter 2023 results reflecting consistent broad-based growth at Optum and UnitedHealthcare.

“Our strong, enterprise-wide growth this quarter is a direct result of our colleagues’ unwavering commitment to offering more health services to more people and connecting consumers with greater access to high-quality, affordable care,” said Andrew Witty, chief executive officer of UnitedHealth Group.

Growth in the first quarter was led by serving more people across the enterprise and the company’s expanding capabilities to care for them more comprehensively. The company increased its full year net earnings outlook to $23.25 to $23.75 per share and adjusted net earnings to $24.50 to $25.00 per share.

https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/content/dam/UHG/PDF/investors/2023/UNH-Q1-2023-Release.pdf
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abrooklyn abrooklyn 1 year ago
UnitedHealth on Pace for Largest Percent Increase Since July 2022, Best Performer in the DJIA So Far Today -- Data Talk

Source: Dow Jones News
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) is currently at $494.72, up $22.13 or 4.68%


--Would be highest close since Feb. 17, 2023, when it closed at $499.08

--On pace for largest percent increase since July 15, 2022, when it rose 5.44%

--Currently up three consecutive days; up 6.03% over this period

--Best three day stretch since the three days ending July 19, 2022, when it rose 6.17%

--Down 6.69% year-to-date

--Down 10.89% from its all-time closing high of $555.15 on Oct. 31, 2022

--Down 3.00% from 52 weeks ago (April 4, 2022), when it closed at $510.02

--Down 10.89% from its 52-week closing high of $555.15 on Oct. 31, 2022

--Up 9.44% from its 52-week closing low of $452.06 on June 17, 2022

--Traded as high as $494.85; highest intraday level since Feb. 21, 2023, when it hit $501.40

--Up 4.71% at today's intraday high; largest intraday percent increase since July 15, 2022, when it rose as much as 5.88%

--Best performer in the DJIA today

--Contributed 145.85 points to the DJIA so far today


All data as of 2:19:28 PM ET


Source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

April 03, 2023 14:39 ET (18:39 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
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Lime Time Lime Time 2 years ago
This stock is a rare gem. About the only one that remains green in a bear market. I'm surprised nobody talks about this one.
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Canna_Business Canna_Business 2 years ago
Problem: Insurance companies can't cover medical cannabis costs as long as it is a schedule-1 drug.

Solution: The DEA needs to de-schedule cannabis defining it to have medical value.
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Adira Adira 3 years ago
Wells Fargo analyst sets target for $570.

https://www.tipranks.com/news/blurbs/wells-fargo-believes-unitedhealth-unh-still-has-room-to-grow?utm_source=advfn.com&utm_medium=referral
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whytestocks whytestocks 4 years ago
BREAKING NEWS: $UNH U.S. Federal Court Orders Special Master and 10-Year Injunctions for UnitedHealthcare Affiliate That Breached Fiduciary Duties

Latest decision in historic Wit v. UBH case provides class-wide relief for patients with mental health and substance use disorders Ruling is a stern warning to insurers that do not base decisions on generally accepted standards of mental health care...

Find out more UNH - U.S. Federal Court Orders Special Master and 10-Year Injunctions for UnitedHealthcare Affiliate That Breached Fiduciary Duties
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whytestocks whytestocks 4 years ago
News; $UNH Dow Jones Surges 750 Points After Election; UnitedHealth and Tech Giants Rally; Caterpillar Stock Sinks

Votes are still being counted in key battleground states, and it may be days before a winner emerges in the presidential election. But that uncertainty didn't stop the stock market from soaring on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) was up about 2.5% at 1:2...

In case you are interested UNH - Dow Jones Surges 750 Points After Election; UnitedHealth and Tech Giants Rally; Caterpillar Stock Sinks
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T695 T695 4 years ago
Short
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whytestocks whytestocks 4 years ago
BREAKING NEWS: $UNH 1 Truth and 1 Misconception About How the Election Will Change Healthcare

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in March 2010 with the goals of increasing health coverage, slowing the growth of rising healthcare costs, and improving the quality of care. The law has had profound effects on the healthcare industry in the decade since its inception. The ACA elimi...

Got this from UNH - 1 Truth and 1 Misconception About How the Election Will Change Healthcare
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TFMG TFMG 4 years ago

$UNH | #UnitedHealth - Consolidation Building up to Major Rally?


Possible short term trade to top of the channel @ $310.
Longer term breakout trade possible on a break above channel.
4 months of consolidation should result in a nice rally to $340
Danger that election campaigning may hold the stock back.
Indicators are mixed but Accum\Dist & CMF are particularly bullish .
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budgetthis budgetthis 5 years ago
UNH for the win.......

Got me some 12/20 $290’s last week......

$$ UNH $$
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whytestocks whytestocks 5 years ago
$UNH short squeeze signal Unitedhealth Group Incorporated Nyse Unh Short Squeeze
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tw0122 tw0122 5 years ago
When medical debt collectors decide who gets arrested - ProPublicahttps://apple.news/AQqxtc_LpSQupZE-Old3vUw
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Pharaoh-1 Pharaoh-1 5 years ago
Watching for the break of $250 where a nice run shall occur IMO.
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invested_trader invested_trader 5 years ago
Also in the news..

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-11/white-house-pulls-the-plug-on-proposed-drug-rebate-overhaul
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whytestocks whytestocks 5 years ago
News: $UNH Equities Stretch Out to More All-Time Highs

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied to a record high on Thursday, led by UnitedHealth shares, after testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that signaled easier monetary policy could be implemented later this month. The 30-stock index leaped 101.05 points to 26,961.25, bre...

Find out more Equities Stretch Out to More All-Time Highs
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DCALongRun DCALongRun 5 years ago
Day traded today for $403 profit.
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nowwhat2 nowwhat2 5 years ago
It this thing were to drop down thru The Diagonal again ? . . . .
I suspect puts would reward one quite nicely.




Down 2.6 % today to 262
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TREND1 TREND1 6 years ago
UNH MONTHLY 5 YEARS


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TREND1 TREND1 6 years ago
UNH 30 MINUTES


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TREND1 TREND1 6 years ago
My trust fund uses this company to handle my Medicare billing.
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TREND1 TREND1 6 years ago
I use this company.
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Glider549 Glider549 6 years ago
Bad move.
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DandiDon DandiDon 6 years ago
Aren't we about due for a 2:1 split?
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stocktrademan stocktrademan 6 years ago
UNH buy option

buy 04/20/18 230 calls for 7.66























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shub shub 7 years ago
Ooops, Looks like UNH may have done a fine job of screwing the proverbial pooch on the medicare front
Think I'll bail on it.
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ValueInvestor15 ValueInvestor15 8 years ago
Fundamental analysis implies Unitedhealth Group $UNH is slightly undervalued before earnings Tuesday:

Fair Value
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pennystockaholic pennystockaholic 8 years ago
Will the update come this week ?
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CFSR CFSR 10 years ago
$UNH UnitedHealth raised future outlook. The biggest health care provider in the US looks like a BUY http://goo.gl/pLXm3z
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maytepper maytepper 10 years ago
We Believe UnitedHealth Is Entering 2015 Positioned Strongly, Says Wedbush http://www.smarteranalyst.com/2014/08/29/we-believe-unitedhealth-is-entering-2015-positioned-strongly-says-wedbush/
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Joe89 Joe89 10 years ago
Looking a bit better into lunch, it was down -5% earlier, but getting some bounce here.

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Whale Gunna Whale Gunna 11 years ago
$UNH to $100 pps.
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flossinflow flossinflow 11 years ago
Loving this stock
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realfast95 realfast95 11 years ago
UNH - reference - Contractor behind HealthCare.gov to testify extra testing could not have saved site


Published October 24, 2013 FoxNews.com


http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/10/23/obamacare-site-fixer-no-amount-testing-could-have-prevented-disastrous-launch/

A top executive with CGI Federal, one of the contractors paid millions to create the ObamaCare website, says “no amount of testing” could have prevented the site’s problem-plagued start.

Senior Vice President Cheryl Campbell’s remarks are part of prepared testimony she will give before a Republican-led House hearing Thursday on the insurance-marketplace site. They also appear to challenge new claims by the administration that a lack of adequate testing was part of the problem.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing is the first since the site’s disastrous Oct. 1 launch -- marked by crashes, slow response times and its inability to let customers make purchases.

Several contractors are set to testify Thursday, and will likely face tough questioning from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, though prepared testimony indicates the witnesses may try to spread the blame around -- including to government officials overseeing the project.

Prepared testimony from contractor Optum/QSSI blamed in part a "late decision" to require customers to register before browsing for insurance, which could have helped overwhelm the registration system.

"This may have driven higher simultaneous usage of the registration system that wouldn't have occurred if consumers could window-shop anonymously," said Andy Slavitt, representing QSSI's parent company.

In the prepared testimony, Campbell argues that with a system “this complex with so many concurrent users, it is not unusual to discover problems that need to be addressed once the software goes into a live production environment.”

“No amount of testing within reasonable time limits can adequately replicate a live environment of this nature,” she adds, according to the prepared testimony.

Campbell said issues with HealthCare.gov have continued to improve over the past two weeks, but additional challenges are occurring as more users get past the registration screen and buy insurance -- including “data assurance issues.”

She said such problems can be fixed through “tuning, optimization and application improvements.” However, Campbell also said that the buck ultimately stops with the Department of Health and Human Services, which she said "serves the important role of systems integrator or "quarterback' on this project and is the ultimate responsible party for the end-to-end performance."

The testimony comes as the Obama administration offered new details and explanations on Wednesday. The administration said the system didn't get enough testing, especially at a high user volume. It blamed a compressed time frame for meeting the Oct. 1 deadline to open the insurance markets. Basic "alpha and user testing" are now completed, but that's supposed to happen before a launch, not after.

The Health and Human Services explanation identified some bugs that have gotten little outside attention.

For example, technical problems have surfaced that are making it hard for people to complete the application and plan-shopping functions. That's a big concern because those stages are further along in the signup process than the initial registration, where many consumers have been getting tripped up. The problems are being analyzed and fixes are planned, the department said.

The explanation, posted online in a department blog and accompanying graphic, identified other broad areas of problems and outlined fixes underway but in most cases incomplete:

-- Unexpectedly high consumer interest that overwhelmed the system in its initial days. Equipment has been added to handle the load and system design has been improved. More fixes are in progress.

-- Lack of a way for consumers to browse their health plan options without first having to set up a user account. A partial fix is in place.

-- Incorrect or duplicate information in enrollments is being delivered to insurance companies. Some software fixes that should help address the issue have been completed, others are underway.

-- Difficulties for consumers trying to create user accounts, including drop-down menus that didn't work. Design changes and software fixes should address the situation.

On Thursday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee will line up contractors, including CGI Federal, the lead developer of the website, and QSSI, which designed a back-room operation known as the federal data services hub. The hub is integral to verifying applicants' personal information and income details, and the administration says it is working as designed.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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realfast95 realfast95 11 years ago
UNH reference: UnitedHealth deal draws concern
Updated: November 9, 2012 - 8:16 PM
http://m.startribune.com/business/?id=178249741

UnitedHealth Group Inc. has drawn scrutiny from a congressional leader after purchasing a technology company that the U.S. government has hired to help build a federal insurance exchange.

The exchanges, which will launch in 2014 as part of the Affordable Care Act, are online marketplaces where Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth will be competing with other plans to sign up new enrollees.

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, raised concerns about potential conflict of interest in an Oct. 19 letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

At issue is a contract awarded to Quality Software Services Inc., or QSSI, a Columbia, Md.-based company that specializes in building sophisticated health care IT architecture and systems integration.

The federal government hired QSSI to build a data services "hub," that will help states verify eligibility for consumers using the exchanges. The hub will tap into a variety of federal agencies, such as Homeland Security, Social Security, Treasury and Justice, providing real-time access at a single location.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services originally awarded the contract to QSSI on Sept. 30, 2011, but the agency spent several months investigating the decision after it came under protest by an unnamed firm that also had received an IT contract.

QSSI was re-awarded the contract on Jan. 18, according to Inside Health Policy, a Washington publication that covers federal health and safety regulations. The five-year contract is worth about $93.7 million, with the first year valued at $55.7 million. Including all options, it could be worth $144.6 million when completed in March 2017.

Questions arose after UnitedHealth Group's health services division, Optum, purchased QSSI. That transaction closed at the end of September, according to Jenner & Block, which represented Optum.

Other questions surround Steve Larsen, a former official at the government agency charged with developing rules for the federal exchange, who started working at Optum this summer. Hatch's letter seeks details about who was involved in awarding the contract.

UnitedHealth, the nation's largest health insurer with sales of more than $100 billion, was not required to report the deal to the SEC, and Optum officials declined to provide any details. A material event requiring disclosure typically represents 5 percent of sales. QSSI, a private company, reported annual sales of $12.6 million in February 2011.

The Hill, a daily that covers Congress, first reported on the concerns. It quoted Optum Vice President Andy Slavitt describing UnitedHealthcare as "an arm's-length client, separately reported financially and separately managed."

Optum spokesman Brian Kane told the Star Tribune that QSSI is "not involved in judgments or evaluations related to regulatory oversight," and stressed that responsibility for vetting lies with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

Hatch called for a more thorough review and transparency of contractors and subcontractors selected to build the federal exchange.

Officials with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid could not be reached for comment but told the Hill that contracts were evaluated to "ensure there are no conflicts of interest."
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MiamiGent MiamiGent 12 years ago
UNH UnitedHealth Group Inc. Set to Join the Dow Jones Industrial Average
BY PR Newswire— 9:25 AM ET 09/14/2012

http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=UNH

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) will replace Kraft Foods Inc. (KFT) in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) after the close of trading on Friday, September 21, and the change will be effective with the opening of trading on Monday, September 24. The index change was prompted by Kraft Foods' (KFT) plan to spin-off its North American grocery business, to be named Kraft Foods Group, Inc. on Oct. 1, 2012. Following the spin-off, Kraft Foods Inc. (KFT) will be renamed Mondelez International, Inc. The Dow Jones Averages Index Committee believes that Mondelez's reduced market capitalization and projected lower percentage of revenue generated from the U.S. makes the company less representative of the U.S. Large Cap market space.

UnitedHealth Group (UNH), headquartered in Minnetonka, MN, is a diversified health care services company that provides health care coverage and benefits services to tens of millions of individuals across the U.S., and information and technology-enabled health services. The Index Committee believes the addition of UnitedHealth Group (UNH) brings added health care diversification to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and reflects the growing importance of health care spending in the U.S. economy.

The changes won't cause any disruption in the level of the Index. The divisor used to calculate the DJIA from its components' prices on their respective home exchanges will be changed prior to the opening on September 24. This procedure prevents any distortion in the DJIA's reflection of the U.S. stock market.

For more information, see the web site of Dow Jones Indexes at http://www.djaverages.com. The Dow Jones Transportation Average, Dow Jones Utility Average and Dow Jones Composite Average also are members of the Dow Jones Averages family.

Additions to and deletions from the Dow Jones Industrial Average do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the companies involved.

Following is a summary of the change:

DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE – Sept. 21, 2012


COMPANY
GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR
GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED
United Health Group
Health Care
Managed Health Care

DELETED
Kraft Foods
Consumer Staples
Packaged Foods & Meats

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UNH UnitedHealth Group, a diversified health and well-being company, is partnering with Project Sunshine to host Martin Luther King Jr. birthday events for pediatric patients and their families in children’s hospitals across the country.

UnitedHealth Group and Project Sunshine, a nonprofit organization that provides free educational, recreational and social programs to children facing medical challenges, are hosting 11 Martin Luther King Jr. Day events to benefit patients in children’s hospitals in Minneapolis; Chicago; New York City; Philadelphia; Phoenix; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Kansas City, Mo.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Plano, Texas.

Project Sunshine and UnitedHealth Group volunteers are creating “I Have a Dream”-themed art, reading and journaling projects. At the birthday parties, volunteers will work with the children and their families to create personalized “dream” journals using themes such as hope and freedom, and incorporating kids’ expressions of the significance of their own dreams for the future, their families and the world.

“Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day of hope and dreams for millions of Americans. UnitedHealth Group and Project Sunshine are bringing Martin Luther King Jr. birthday parties to children’s hospital patients – many of whom stay for days and weeks at a time – to help them realize their dreams and bring a sense of normalcy to their lives,” said Kate Rubin, UnitedHealth Group vice president, Social Responsibility.

“In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, more than 400 employees nationwide will volunteer with Project Sunshine throughout the month to bring hope to thousands of young patients with activities that encourage them to remember and follow their dreams,” said Beatrice Kernan, executive director, Project Sunshine.

About Project Sunshine

Project Sunshine is a nonprofit organization that empowers a dynamic and dedicated corps of over 10,000 volunteers to bring key programs – recreational (arts), educational (tutoring and mentoring) and social service (HIV and nutritional counseling) – to over 60,000 children facing medical challenges and their families in 150 major cities across the United States, and in five international satellite sites: Canada, China, Israel, Kenya, and Puerto Rico. Project Sunshine is dedicated to bringing a ray of hope to these hospitalized children.

About UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making health care work better. With headquarters in Minnetonka, Minn., UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through six operating businesses: UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealthcare Community & State, OptumHealth, Ingenix and Prescription Solutions. Through its family of businesses, UnitedHealth Group serves more than 75 million people worldwide. Visit www.unitedhealthgroup.com for more information.
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Unitedhealth Grp. (UNH) 40.77 up 1.17 (2.95%)
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XBRL Information UnitedHealth Group UNH
http://www.sendd.com/exbrl2/XbrlFinancials.asp?id=UNH

Shares Outstanding 1,099,938,251
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VIPPS approved PrescriptionSolutions.com a 'Unitedhealth Group, Inc. Company (UNH)'
www.prescriptionsolutions.com
Prescription Solutions is one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers in the United States offering a comprehensive suite of pharmaceutical programs and consumer health products including retail, mail order, specialty pharmacy and clinical services.
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UNH UnitedHealth Group is a leading health care company, serving more than 75 million people worldwide. Our family of companies touches nearly every aspect of health care, helping people live healthier lives.

As a leader in the health benefits and services industry, our six businesses — UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealthcare Community & State, OptumHealth, Ingenix, and Prescription Solutions — offer exceptional service, broad capabilities and enduring value in creating a modern health care system. Our products and services empower individuals, expand consumer choice and strengthen patient-provider relationships across the health care spectrum.

Stephen J. Hemsley
President and Chief Executive Officer
UnitedHealth Group
Stephen Hemsley was named chief executive officer and president, UnitedHealth Group, on Nov. 30, 2006. He had previously served as president and chief operating officer, UnitedHealth Group, and is a member of the company’s board of directors. Hemsley joined the company in June 1997.

Health Benefits and Health Services

Health Benefits
www.unitedhealthcare.com
Through our Health Benefits businesses -- UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement and UnitedHealthcare Community & State -- we serve a full spectrum of customers with network-based health care benefits and related services.

Health Services
Through our Health Services businesses, we provide consumer services, software, pharmaceutical and specialty benefit management, financial capabilities dedicated to health care, health data and analytics, consulting and other services to customers in the United States and international markets.

* OptumHealth
www.optumhealth.com
OptumHealth provides essential health information and services to more than 60 million Americans through four businesses – Care Solutions, Financial Services, Behavioral Solutions and Specialty Benefits.

* Ingenix
www.ingenix.com
As one of the largest global health information technology and consulting companies in the world, Ingenix is a leading supplier of information-based solutions to the health care market.

* Prescription Solutions
www.prescriptionsolutions.com
Prescription Solutions is one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers in the United States offering a comprehensive suite of pharmaceutical programs and consumer health products including retail, mail order, specialty pharmacy and clinical services.

UnitedHealth Group Acquisition

PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc. Inc. 12/20/2005 $63.06
1.10 UnitedHealth Group plus $21.50 cash to 1 PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc.

Oxford Health Plans, Inc. 07/29/2004 $32.00
.6357 UnitedHealth Group plus $16.17 cash to 1 Oxford Health Plans, Inc.

Mid Atlantic Medical Services, Inc 02/10/2004 $30.00
.82 UnitedHealth Group plus $18.00 cash to 1 Mid Atlantic Medical Service

Virginia's Physician Network Inc. 03/07/2001 $15.12*
.13916 UnitedHealth Group to 1 Virginia's Physician Network Inc.**

Lifemark Corporation 02/09/2001 $15.47*
.18672 UnitedHealth Group to 1 Lifemark Corporation**

FHP Internationaln 02/14/1997
Class A: $79.00
0.056 PacifiCare Class A common stock plus 0.176 PacifiCare Class B common stock to 1 FHP International.

Class B: $83.75 PacifiCare later combined its two classes of common stock into one, and the shares then subsequently split two for one.

Healthwise of America Inc. 04/12/1996 $7.57*
.6475 UnitedHealth Group to 1 Healthwise of America Inc.**

Investor Relations Contact:

Frances Jacobs
UnitedHealth Group
MN008-T930
9900 Bren Road East
Minnetonka, MN 55343

Ph. (800) 328-5979
Fax (952) 936-1819 Investor_Relations@uhc.com

Surgical Care Affiliates
.10 Healthwise of America to 1 Surgical Care Affiliates

HMO America 08/31/1993 $3.70*
.64 UnitedHealth Group to 1 HMO America for both common and preferred.**
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