NYC Health & Hospitals and UnitedHealthcare are heading to arbitration over $11.5 million in denied inpatient medical claims. Most were for emergency care for patients covered by UnitedHealthcare's Medicaid and Medicare programs.
UnitedHealth Group kicked off the first-quarter earnings season Tuesday, reporting higher revenue and net income, driven by greater enrollment in Medicare Advantage and higher revenue from its growing Optum business.
Humana, Multiplan, Optum, UnitedHealthcare and Quest Diagnostics are diving into blockchain and looking into how to use the technology to improve data quality and lower administrative costs.
While helping her mother, father and one of her brothers, Lenys Alcoreza found it can be difficult to navigate the healthcare system when facing a language barrier. Alcoreza's exploration of language barriers in healthcare is part of the series "No One Is Free From Harm."
The buzz at HIMSS has shifted from meaningful use and health IT adoption, to tapping into artificial intelligence, generating actionable data, and, importantly, embracing consumerism.
UnitedHealthcare, the nation's biggest health insurer, will pass drugmaker rebates along to some customers starting next year, giving a potential break to those taking expensive prescriptions.
New York City health officials are adopting a program first developed by insurance giant UnitedHealthcare to make eating healthier less cost-prohibitive.
UnitedHealthcare and Premier Health have forged a multiyear agreement that allows United's 200,000 members in southwest Ohio to access the provider in-network.
In a rational political environment, there's a strong argument for tax reform—the next item on President Donald Trump's agenda. But we don't live in such an environment. Cutting taxes when the economy is near full employment will do nothing more than blow a massive hole in the federal budget.
UnitedHealth Group is shutting down its health plan experiment featuring staff providers offering unlimited primary and behavioral care at no charge.
The CMS will have to defend in court its Affordable Care Act rule that treats Medicare Advantage overpayments like False Claims Act violations after a federal judge refused to toss UnitedHealthcare's lawsuit challenging it.
The U.S. Justice Department has joined a whistle-blower lawsuit claiming that UnitedHealth Group and affiliated health plans have been gaming the Medicare program and fraudulently collecting millions of dollars by claiming patients were sicker than they really were.