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Texas Earns a High Grade for Managing Children’s Dental Health

According to a recent survey by the Pew Center on the States, only half of the 50 U.S. states—including Texas—earned grades of “A” or “B” for managing children’s oral health. Grades were based on key measures such as optimally fluoridated water and availability of school-based dental programs. Tooth decay is largely preventable, yet it ranks […]

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UnitedHealthcare Helps Host an Unforgettable Night for People with Special Needs in McAllen

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas—in partnership with Capable Kids Foundation Inc., RGV Down Syndrome Association, Appletree Therapy, and AWARE-RGV—hosted a Night to Shine Prom at Calvary Baptist Church in McAllen on Feb. 10. Night to Shine, also supported nationwide by the Tim Tebow Foundation, provides people with special needs an unforgettable prom experience. More than […]

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UnitedHealth Group Named “World’s Most Admired Company” in Insurance and Managed Care for Seventh Straight Year

UnitedHealth Group was the top-ranking company in the insurance and managed care sector for FORTUNE’s 2017 “World’s Most Admired Companies” list. This is the seventh consecutive year UnitedHealth Group has been No. 1 in this sector. The company ranked No 1. in eight of the nine key attribute categories — innovation, people management, use of […]

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New Storybook Raises Funds for Children’s Medical Care in Texas

Just in time for National Random Acts of Kindness Day (February 17), UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) has released its fourth book in the Oliver and Hope™ series, “Oliver & Hope’s Good Deeds Day.” UHCCF combines messages of kindness and generosity with creative storytelling in this latest children’s book chronicling the adventures of Oliver the loveable […]

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UnitedHealthcare Names Chris Abbott CEO of Medicare & Retirement in Texas and Oklahoma

UnitedHealthcare has named Chris Abbott chief executive officer of Medicare & Retirement in Texas and Oklahoma. In his new role, Abbott will oversee the portfolio of Texas’ and Oklahoma’s Medicare plans. Serving one in five beneficiaries nationally, UnitedHealthcare is the nation’s largest business dedicated to the health and well-being of seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries. […]

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UnitedHealthcare Announces Motion Upgrades

At last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), UnitedHealthcare and Qualcomm Incorporated announced significant upgrades to UnitedHealthcare Motion™, a wearable device wellness program that provides employees with activity trackers at no cost and enables them to earn up to $1,500 per year by meeting daily walking goals. Following a successful pilot in 2016 which included […]

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Commit to Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions and Save Money in 2017

Nearly half of all Americans each year make New Year’s resolutions, especially commitments to exercise more, eat better and improve one’s health. However, research suggests fewer than 10 percent of people are successful in achieving those resolutions. But what if you could use technology to get paid for making and achieving some of your New […]

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UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation: Help Two Children with One Donation This Holiday Season

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is providing a convenient way to buy gifts for children in need this holiday season. The UHCCF Grins² program is designed to help families currently facing medical difficulties at children’s hospitals or Ronald McDonald Houses. When you purchase and donate a Grins to Go™ bag filled with amusing gifts and activities […]

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Texas Ranks 33rd According to 2016 America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report

In the country’s annual health checkup, this year Texas moved up one spot to 33, compared with other states, according to United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report. Hawaii ranks as the healthiest state in 2016 for the fifth straight year, followed by Massachusetts (2), Connecticut (3), Minnesota (4) and Vermont (5). The health of […]

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