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UnitedHealthcare Study: More Americans are Turning to Technology First to Evaluate and Access Health Care

More Americans are turning to technology to evaluate health conditions and access medical care, while others are still struggling with understanding basic health insurance terms, according to a new UnitedHealthcare study. These are some of the findings from the second annual UnitedHealthcare Consumer Sentiment Survey, which examines more than 1,000 Americans’ attitudes and opinions about […]

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UnitedHealthcare Study Finds Americans Who Volunteer Feel Healthier and Happier

A new study by UnitedHealthcare and VolunteerMatch found employee volunteerism positively affects the health and well-being of the people who participate, and strengthens their connections to their employers. The 2017 Doing Good is Good for You Study reveals 75 percent of U.S. adults feel physically healthier by volunteering. The mental and emotional benefits of volunteering […]

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UnitedHealthcare Partners with Warby Parker, Allowing Millions to Purchase Designer Eyewear for Little or No Cost in 2018

People enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual vision plans can access Warby Parker’s designer prescription eyewear at affordable prices, online or at any of the more than 50 stores nationwide, beginning in 2018. This marks the first time Warby Parker is accepting vision insurance, and will enable millions of people to purchase prescription eyewear for […]

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Improve Your Vision at Work

With growing evidence of a link between eye health and overall health, and to an array of chronic medical conditions, voluntary vision benefits are valuable to both employers and employees. Here are some ways to help improve vision at the workplace, encourage enhanced employee health and more effectively manage health care costs: Stop the Strain: […]

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UnitedHealthcare, Optum and UnitedHealth Group Donate $1 Million to Texas Communities Devastated by Hurricane Harvey

UnitedHealthcare, Optum and UnitedHealth Group have announced a donation of $1 million to support Texas communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. The company is working with key officials and stakeholders in Texas to determine how the funds can most effectively support relief efforts. “Our hearts go out to the millions of people affected by this devastating […]

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Make School Lunches Fun and Healthy

As another school year begins, many parents are challenged to figure out what to pack in their children’s lunch boxes. A fun, healthy lunch or after-school snack – including a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and proteins – doesn’t have to be time-consuming, stressful or more costly to prepare. Have your child help in […]

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Comparison Shop for Your Health Care

UnitedHealthcare believes making health care quality and cost information more accessible to all Americans will improve the health care system. Providing health care prices to consumers, health care professionals and other stakeholders could reduce U.S. health care spending by more than $100 billion during the next decade, according to a 2014 report by the Gary […]

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Keep Children Hydrated During Outdoor Play

Triple digit temperatures and heat advisories plague Texas summers. It’s especially critical for children to stay well-hydrated. They’re more susceptible to dehydration due to smaller skin surface areas and sweat glands that are not fully developed, making it more difficult for their bodies to cool themselves down. Also, children don’t always recognize the early stages […]

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Protect Your Health, Safety and Financial Well-Being While on Vacation

For many Texans, summer means trips to destinations both domestic and abroad. In fact, an all-time record 234.1 million passengers are expected to fly U.S. airlines between June 1 and Aug. 31, up from 224.8 million a year ago, according to Airlines for America. Unfortunately, about 20 percent of people suffer from an illness or […]

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