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2014-01-29 08:28:56

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Therapath LLC, the leader in comprehensive diagnostic and consultative neuropathology laboratory services, has signed a national contract with United Healthcare, a division of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), to provide the pathology analysis for these specialty services. Under the agreement, Therapath will work directly with the United Healthcare physician network to handle and process the pathology specimens at a fraction of the cost of...

2014-01-23 16:24:48

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare is pleased to announce that it has expanded its contractual agreements with United Healthcare, which now includes 14 Prime Healthcare hospitals in its coverage. United Healthcare members will be able to receive care at in-network benefit levels from Alvarado Hospital Medical Center in San Diego, Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood, Chino Valley Medical Center in Chino, Desert Valley Hospital in Victorville,...

2013-12-05 23:22:26

Frantz EyeCare is pleased to be among the few ophthalmology practices in southwest Florida who are still included on the United Healthcare 2014 roster of providers. We also accept Medicare, Humana, Florida Blue, Aetna, Cigna and numerous other insurances. Fort Myers, Fl (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Frantz EyeCare is pleased to be among the few ophthalmology practices in Southwest Florida who are still included on the United Healthcare 2014 roster of providers. We also accept Medicare,...

2010-07-07 08:08:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global market research firm, Harris Interactive, continues to examine the results of its 2010 EquiTrend® study, today focusing on the Top U.S. health insurance companies. This is the first year EquiTrend® has analyzed this category. The annual brand equity study measures over 1,000 brands across 42 categories, including a battery of U.S. health insurance companies. (Logo:...

2009-12-02 09:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser Spine Institute (LSI), the leader in minimally invasive spinal surgery, is pleased to announce a partnership with United Healthcare and affiliates after an extensive six-month negotiation and clinical review process. Laser Spine Institute is the largest healthcare provider of minimally invasive spinal surgery to ever contract with United Healthcare. Effective immediately, patients with United Healthcare may be covered for qualified neck and back...

2009-11-12 14:52:00

United Healthcare Tells Employees to Oppose Public Option and Cost Reforms, Demand Tougher Requirement for Consumers to Buy Private Insurance; CIGNA Urges Similar Employee Action WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest health insurance company, United Healthcare, launched a new push this week to get employees to directly lobby U.S. Senators for weaker health reform and higher insurer profits. The new campaign, in an e-mail sent to all employees Nov. 10, offers...

2009-07-06 10:03:00

BALTIMORE, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- XLHealth, owner of one of the nation's largest Medicare chronic condition special needs plans and a leader in improving the quality of care for seniors with chronic illness, today announced the appointment of John R. Mach, Jr., M.D., to chief medical officer effective August 1, 2009. Prior to his appointment at XLHealth, Dr. Mach served as chairman and CEO of United HealthCare's Evercare healthplans, the business unit that owns and manages all of...

2008-11-11 09:00:46

Kevin R. Hill, a long-time senior executive at Oxford Health Plans and one-time CEO of United Healthcare's Northeast business line has joined the board of directors of Avalon Healthcare Holdings, Inc., announced Avalon CEO Charles O'Neill. He will also become a strategic consultant to the Company beginning November 13, 2008. Hill is presently a partner at Roundstone Healthcare Partners, a Rumson, New Jersey company that invests in healthcare related companies and manages other healthcare...

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