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2013-11-14 12:24:42

Vikings Food & Fund Drive to collect nonperishable food items and financial donations before Vikings-Bears game at Mall of America Field Sunday, Dec. 1 MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Vikings, Second Harvest Heartland and UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, are teaming up once again to help tackle senior hunger in the Twin Cities. The partnership includes a number of key events. From Nov. 18 to 22, all Twin Cities UnitedHealth...

2013-11-13 16:27:02

PURCHASE, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WESTMED Medical Group, a large multi-specialty group medical practice based in Purchase, NY, announced that its accountable care organization (ACO) program -- launched in mid-2012 with UnitedHealthcare and Optum -- improved on nine of 10 health quality metrics, increased patient satisfaction and reduced healthcare costs. WESTMED has seen significant improvements in patients taking their prescription medications properly; and for...

2013-09-30 23:43:11

Featuring health plan executives and top consultants from companies such as UnitedHealthcare, Gorman Health Group, WellPoint's Amerigroup and WellCare, the speakers at Atlantic Information Services’s Oct. 8 virtual conference will provide intensive training on the most serious challenges facing the implementation of dual-eligible programs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Atlantic Information Services is pleased to announce the lineup of industry experts who will speak at...

2013-08-15 23:23:33

Speakers for Atlantic Information Services’s Oct. 8 virtual conference include health plan executives and top consultants from companies such as UnitedHealthcare, Gorman Health Group, WellPoint's Amerigroup and WellCare. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Atlantic Information Services is pleased to announce the speakers for its upcoming Oct. 8 virtual conference, “Dual Eligibles Program Implementation.” Split into four sessions led by many of the nation’s foremost duals...

2013-07-24 08:31:11

CARNEGIE, Pa., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to the legacy of the late Paul Field, approximately 500 kids will be returning to school in style. On Saturday, August 10(th), from 10:00 AM through 1:00 PM, Paul's family, friends and some very generous volunteers are hosting "The Fifth Annual Back to School Bash" for children from Natrona Heights, Natrona, Brackenridge, Tarentum, Creighton, Russelton, Deer Lakes, Indianola, Rural Ridge and Blaw Knox. "Paul Field had a...

2013-07-09 12:28:46

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of HealthNow New York Inc. today announced its selection of David W. Anderson as the new president and chief executive officer of the multi-faceted health care organization that includes the Western New York region's largest health insurer, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130709/NY44480) Anderson, 59, spent the last seven years as CEO of UnitedHealthcare's (UHC)...

2013-06-03 12:27:49

First pediatric-only hospital in Minnesota to be recognized by a national body for having the highest level of expertise in treating critically injured children MINNEAPOLIS, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has received verification by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and designation from the State of Minnesota Department of Health as a Level I pediatric trauma center at its Minneapolis campus, the highest verification offered by the...

2013-03-08 08:23:33

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the emerging field of molecular cytology, today announced that UnitedHealthcare, one of the nation's largest private health insurers, has issued a positive medical coverage policy for the Afirma® Gene Expression Classifier for use in assessing thyroid nodule fine needle aspirate (FNA) biopsies that are indeterminate - not clearly benign or malignant following...

2012-12-11 08:28:45

STUDIO CITY, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SeeChange Health (www.SeeChangeHealth.com), the nation's leading provider of value-based benefit plans, technology and services and UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, announced today the two companies will extend their partnership for the value-based technology platform through June 30, 2015. UnitedHealthcare's innovative United Personal Rewards program, and Diabetes Health Plan are fueled by SeeChange Health...

2012-11-05 16:25:26

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MARS Advertising, Inc., a leading retail marketing agency has partnered with UnitedHealthcare to design and open more than 30 MedicareStore(sm) sites across the United States in support of the company's inaugural National Medicare Education Week, which will seek to encourage beneficiaries and caregivers to learn more prior to the Medicare Open Enrollment Period. Building upon the company's award-winning Medicare Made Clear...