Tax Bill Helps UnitedHealth's Earnings, Expectations SoarUnitedHealth Group's earnings more than doubled in the final quarter of 2017, and the nation's largest insurer hiked its forecast well beyond expectations largely due to help from the federal tax overhaul.
UnitedHealth 4Q Earnings More Than DoubledUnitedHealth Group Inc.'s fourth-quarter earnings climbed to $3.62 billion, as total revenue climbed over 9 percent to $52.06 billion.
UnitedHealth Spending $5B To Buy Hundreds Of ClinicsOptum has been adding clinics and expanding the care it provides in recent years.
UnitedHealth Group Beats 3Q Forecast As Earnings Soar 26 PercentUnitedHealth Group's third-quarter earnings soared 26 percent to beat Wall Street expectations as the nation's largest health insurer sold more coverage to retirees and continued to grow its business outside insurance.
United Health’s CEO Steps Down After 10 YearsAfter 10 years of running UnitedHealth Group, Stephen Hemsley is stepping down as CEO.
UnitedHealth Group 4Q Earnings Jump 56 PercentUnitedHealth Group's earnings soared 56 percent in the final quarter of 2016, helped by growth in its core health insurance business plus gains from its Optum business segment.
UnitedHealth Group To Buy Surgical Care For $2.3BUnitedHealth Group is buying surgical center operator Surgical Care Affiliates for about $2.3 billion in a cash-and-stock deal that will add to its outpatient holdings.
UnitedHealth Group Raises Q3 Earnings ProjectionsUnitedHealth Group has hiked its 2016 earnings forecast again after its profit swelled 23 percent to nearly $2 billion in the third quarter, helped by gains both in and outside its core insurance business.
UnitedHealth Reports Strong Q2 EarningsUnitedHealth's second-quarter earnings jumped 11 percent to trump expectations even though the nation's largest health insurer took a bigger hit than expected from coverage linked to the Affordable Care Act.
Strong 1Q Leads UnitedHealth To Up 2016 ForecastUnitedHealth hiked its 2016 forecast after the nation's largest health insurer topped Wall Street's first-quarter earnings expectations.
UnitedHealth Group 4Q Profit Drops 19 Percent, Still Tops Wall Street ForecastsUnitedHealth Group closed 2015 with a 19-percent drop in fourth-quarter profit, but the nation's largest health insurer still topped Wall Street's expectations thanks in part to growth outside of its core business.
Insurance Plans For 'Critical illness' Rise In Popularity"Critical illness" insurance is surging in popularity as consumers in high-deductible health plans look for ways to fill gaps in their coverage. The specialized coverage can help people who might struggle to pay out-of-pocket costs because it pays for things that conventional plans don't.