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Open
$97.99
Previous Close
$97.90
Day High
$98.74
Day Low
$97.82
52 Week High
11/26/14 - $98.74
52 Week Low
02/10/14 - $69.57
Market Cap
94.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.5M
EPS TTM
$5.43
Shares Outstanding
959.8M
EX-Date
12/3/14
P/E TM
18.1x
Dividend
$1.50
Dividend Yield
1.33%
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unitedhealth group inc (UNH) Details

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. The company’s UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for large national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, and individuals; health care coverage, and health and well-being services to individuals aged 50 and older addressing their needs for preventive and acute health care services; services dealing with chronic disease and other specialized issues for older individuals; Medicaid plans, Children’s Health Insurance Program, and health care programs; and health services, including commercial health and dental benefits. This segment serves through a network of 820,000 physicians and other health care professionals, and approximately 6,000 hospitals and other facilities. Its OptumHealth segment provides health management services, integrated care delivery services, consumer engagement and relationship management, sales distribution platform services, and financial services. This segment serves individuals through programs offered by employers, payers, government entities, and directly with the care delivery systems. The company’s OptumInsight segment offers software and information products, advisory consulting services, and business process outsourcing services to hospitals, physicians, commercial health plans, government agencies, life sciences companies, and other organizations. Its OptumRx segment provides pharmacy benefit management services and programs, including retail pharmacy network management; mail order and specialty pharmacy; manufacturer rebate contracting and administration; and benefit plan design and consultation; and claims processing services, as well as offers various formulary management and compliance, drug utilization review, and disease and drug therapy management services. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

156,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/12/14
Founded in 1974

unitedhealth group inc (UNH) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
President and Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $892.9K
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $892.9K
Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice Presid...
Total Annual Compensation: $971.2K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

unitedhealth group inc (UNH) Key Developments

UnitedHealthcare Launches New Medicare Advantage Plan in Florida

UnitedHealthcare has introduced a new Medicare Advantage plan in the Jacksonville area, Florida that will feature a medical home model of care management. WellMed will coordinate the care for beneficiaries who enroll in the new plan. The more than 169,000 Medicare beneficiaries in Clay and Duval counties can enroll in the AARP MedicareComplete Focus (HMO) Medicare Advantage plan during the Open Enrollment Period (October 15, 2014 - December 7, 2014). The plan is designed to help people save money and improve their health and well-being through additional benefits and health care services beyond those available with Original Medicare. The AARP MedicareComplete Focus plan has a $0 monthly premium beyond the Part B premium, and includes coverage of prescription drugs, a SilverSneakers fitness membership and UnitedHealthcare's Passport program, which gives consumers access to their benefits when they travel outside of the plan's service area. The plan covers hearing aids, routine vision and hearing care as well as an annual physical above and beyond the annual wellness visit available through Original Medicare to encourage members to build relationships with their primary care physician and get recommended screenings and preventive care services. Members can visit their primary care physician for a $0 copay. To supplement the care from their primary care physician, members can receive a physical exam and comprehensive review of their health status in the comfort of their home through UnitedHealthcare's HouseCalls program. Beneficiaries can also reach health care professionals 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through the NurseLine for support with urgent health issues or concerns that can't wait for the next available doctor's appointment. WellMed will remain in the network for people enrolled in the AARP MedicareComplete Choice Plan 2 (Regional PPO) Medicare Advantage plan, which UnitedHealthcare will continue to offer in 2015. AARP MedicareComplete Focus members will have access to a robust network, including more than 230 primary care physicians, more than 1,100 specialists and eight hospitals in the Jacksonville area. The plan's network is designed according to a medical home model, meaning WellMed will coordinate plan members' care to help ensure they receive the right care at the right time in the most appropriate setting. WellMed is a group of employed and contracted primary care physicians, specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses and other medical staff who work as a team dedicated to high-quality, efficient and effective health care.

UnitedHealth Group Announces Changes to its Senior Leadership Team

UnitedHealth Group announced changes to its senior leadership team designed to continue the company's progress toward a future state defined by distinctive consumer and market responsiveness, market-leading clinical care quality and service delivery, and the most advanced data, technology and applied analytics capabilities. The company announced formation of an Office of the Chief Executive, comprising Hemsley; Larry C. Renfro, Vice Chairman of UnitedHealth Group; and David S. Wichmann, President, UnitedHealth Group. Specific changes to the UnitedHealth Group leadership include: Wichmann, 52, will serve as President. He will have oversight responsibility for all of UnitedHealthcare's domestic and international businesses, and for overall UnitedHealth Group performance. He will transition out of his current role as chief financial officer over the next 12 to 18 months. Renfro, 60, will remain CEO of Optum and, as newly-named Vice Chairman, will assume additional UnitedHealth Group oversight responsibilities for all enterprise strategic relationships, key client relationships and for company-wide business growth efforts. Renfro and Wichmann will continue to report to Hemsley and will be joined in the Office of the Chief Executive by Marianne Short, the company's executive vice president, Chief Legal Officer, and Ellen Wilson, executive vice president, Human Capital. The company named Dirk McMahon, 54, currently chief operating officer of Optum and CEO of Optum Rx, as executive vice president, enterprise operations of UnitedHealth Group, reporting to Wichmann.

UnitedHealth Group Announces Dividend for the Fourth Quarter of 2014, Payable on December 16, 2014

UnitedHealth Group announced that its Board of Directors, at its meeting November 6, 2014, authorized payment of a quarterly shareholder dividend of $0.375 per share in the fourth quarter of 2014. The dividend will be paid on December 16, 2014, to all shareholders of record of UnitedHealth Group common stock as of the close of business December 5, 2014.

 

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