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UnitedHealthcare of Texas and United Health Foundation Philanthropic Partners Help Rebuild Houston

On Nov. 14, UnitedHealthcare of Texas employee volunteers helped rebuild Hope Farms, an urban farm in Houston’s Sunnyside neighborhood. UHC was joined by volunteers from United Health Foundation grant recipients the University of Houston, Houston Food Bank, Recipe for Success and Give an Hour to plant citrus trees and build storm-resilient planters. During a short […]

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Hurricane Harvey Recovery Public Health Safety Tips

As people affected by Hurricane Harvey begin the long process of cleaning up after the storm, UnitedHealthcare of Texas offers the following advice to remain safe and healthy: Mental Health Floods can have an immediate and long-term impact on people’s mental health. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is possible, as are strained interpersonal relationships, increased […]

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(from left) UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas COO Jillian Hamblin, Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph, T.H. Rogers School Principal Dave Muzyka, and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas Executive Director Rudy Guerra pose with UnitedHealthcare’s donation to T.H. Rogers School.

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas and Houston Texans’ Johnathan Joseph Team Up for Special-Needs Students

Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph and UnitedHealthcare have teamed up to provide new playground equipment for special-needs students at Houston Independent School District’s T.H. Rogers School. UnitedHealthcare donated $11,000 to Joseph’s Dreambuilders program, which is part of a national non-profit organization that works with pro athletes across the country to help kids receive the items, […]

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(from left) Daniel O’Connor, fellow, UH HEALTH Research Institute; Dr. Salil Deshpande, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas; Renu Khator, president, University of Houston; Dwight Boykins, Houston City Council, District D; and Ezemenari Obasi, director, UH HEALTH Research Institute, announced United Health Foundation’s grant to the University of Houston to fight obesity and Type-2 diabetes on March 29, 2017.

United Health Foundation Announces New Partnership with University of Houston to Fight Obesity and Diabetes in Houston’s Third Ward

A United Health Foundation grant to the University of Houston HEALTH Research Institute will support obesity and Type-2 diabetes prevention and treatment in Houston’s Third Ward and East End. The new partnership, called Preventing and Treating Obesity in Underserved Communities in Houston (TOUCH), brings together an integrated network of partners and resources including University of […]

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UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas CEO Don Langer addresses the audience at the Jan. 28 grant announcement.

United Health Foundation Unveils New Partnership to Improve Access to Healthy Food in Houston

United Health Foundation has partnered with Recipe for Success, a Houston-based non-profit committed to combatting childhood obesity, and Hope Farms in Sunnyside, a 7-acre property with potential to generate more than 100,000 pounds of produce annually. Through a new $675,000, three-year grant, the partnership will improve access to fresh, healthy food in underserved South Houston […]

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UnitedHealthcare Hosts Community Baby Shower in Houston

On September 16, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas hosted a baby shower for Houston-area expectant moms, new mothers and their families. Upwards of 60 people were showered with refreshments, raffles, gift bags and prizes at Neighborhood Centers-Baker Ripley. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas also introduced the audience to Baby Blocks, its free online wellness-incentive program […]

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UnitedHealthcare to Host National Medicare Education Week Events in Texas

National Medicare Education Week is an official week dedicated to helping baby boomers, Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers learn more about Medicare. It began Sept. 15, exactly one month before the start of the Open Enrollment Period. There are many ways to participate in National Medicare Education Week, including attending an event in North […]

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Project SEARCH graduates pose with (back, left) Don Langer, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas, Dr. Charles Dupre, Fort Bend ISD Superintendent, and Rep. Rick Miller (TX-26) (far right).

UnitedHealthcare Honors Fort Bend ISD Project SEARCH Graduates

UnitedHealthcare recently held its annual Project SEARCH graduation ceremony. Families, teachers and UnitedHealthcare leaders recognized seven Fort Bend Independent School District students living with disabilities who have completed an internship with UHC’s Sugar Land office. These students worked as interns, shadowing UHC employees and gaining confidence, pride and office skills. The program’s goal is to […]

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UnitedHealth Group listed in Houston Chronicle’s “Top 100 Employers”

UnitedHealth Group has been recognized as one of 2016’s “Top 100 Employers” by the Houston Chronicle. The publication’s annual list of leading public and private companies was published in a special section on Sunday, June 19. UnitedHealth Group was listed at No. 67 with 2,250 UnitedHealthcare and Optum employees in the Houston area.

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UnitedHealthcare and Memorial Hermann Launch Houston-Area ACO

UnitedHealthcare and Memorial Hermann have launched an accountable care (ACO) program to improve people’s health and their satisfaction with their health care experience. Memorial Hermann, an integrated health system in Houston known for its world-class clinical expertise, patient-centered care, innovation and a focus on quality and patient safety, is the largest not-for-profit health system in […]

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