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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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Veterans and supporters gather at the starting line for Sunday’s Clay Hunt Honor Ride in Humble.

UnitedHealthcare 2016 Ride 2 Recovery Departs Houston, Will Travel Nearly 500 Miles to Fort Worth

More than 150 veterans and their supporters set off from Houston on Monday for the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery 2016 Texas Challenge, a six-day, rehabilitative ride that ends in Fort Worth on Saturday, April 16. Ride 2 Recovery supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs for injured veterans. From indoor spinning training at military installations to […]

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Dave Milich (center), CEO, UnitedHealthcare of South Texas, poses for a photo with Carl McGowan (left), regional marketing director, UnitedHealthcare, and Kenny Baldwin, founder and president, SpringSpirit Youth Sports and Education Complex.

UnitedHealthcare Upgrades SpringSpirit Youth Sports and Education Complex in Houston

On April 3, UnitedHealthcare—in partnership with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and CBS EcoMedia—unveiled a new outdoor basketball court, walking path, freshly painted picnic tables and other enhancements at the SpringSpirit Youth Sports and Education Complex in Houston. Area youth also participated in a sports and fitness day and basketball skills competition as part of […]

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UnitedHealthcare, Texans’ Vince Wilfork and Dreambuilders Foundation to Renovate Playground, Provide Meals to Houston Students

Surprising 140 elementary students with plans for a bigger, better playground is as fun as it sounds. UnitedHealthcare recently joined Houston Texans defensive lineman Vince Wilfork to announce a playground renovation at Looscan Elementary in Houston. The renovation, which includes new playground equipment, picnic areas and a walking trail for the school’s SPARK Park, is […]

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Houston-area UnitedHealthcare employees volunteering at the rodeo

UnitedHealthcare supports Houston Rodeo’s scholarship program

How is UnitedHealthcare involved with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo? Could it be that the rodeo’s steer wrestlers and bull riders have connected with UnitedHealthcare because they found their “way in” to the Houston healthcare system? Just imagine this new chapter in UnitedHealthcare’s hilarious “way in” campaign: A weathered cowboy gets bounced by a […]

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Don Langer, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, Texas with 2015 Project Search graduates

So Much Potential

“Our kids have so much more potential than people sometimes give them credit for,” is how Dawn Carlson, Fort Bend ISD’s Director of Special Education, described the group of 10 students who graduated this week from Project SEARCH, a partnership among UnitedHealthcare, Fort Bend ISD and the Texas Department of Rehabilitative Services. As part of […]

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