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Shop for Holiday Gifts Online and Help Kids Pay for Medical Treatment

You can shop for loved ones’ holiday gifts online and also help fund medical grants for Texas children. When you purchase inspirational children’s books, toys and kid-designed holiday cards from UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF), 100 percent of the proceeds from those items will fund child medical grants for families who need financial assistance. It’s truly […]

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Flu Season is Here; Get Your Flu Shot Today

Don’t look now, but Mother Nature has changed the seasons. Though fall is a wonderful time of year, it signals something less pleasant – flu season.   Flu, or influenza, is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalizations, severe health complications and even death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]

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UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas employees volunteer at the 2016 Special Olympics Texas Fall Classic.

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas Welcomes Athletes to Special Olympics Texas Fall Classic

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas played a leading role at the 2016 Special Olympics Texas Fall Classic opening ceremony. The games were held in College Station, Texas, Oct. 13-15. Plan CEO Don Langer served as opening ceremony emcee. Chief operating officer Jillian Hamblin, vice president of marketing Angel Encinas and vice president of network management […]

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Health4Me Mobile App Now Provides Consumers With Personalized Care Updates to Help Them Make More Informed Health Decisions

UnitedHealthcare’s mobile app Health4Me™ now offers several new features including personalized care notifications that automatically alert UnitedHealthcare plan participants about preventive services and if they are missing recommended medical treatments or tests. The app provides a message alert if the user or a covered dependent has missed a recommended medical service, such as an immunization […]

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5 Tips for Selecting the Right Health Benefits

Fall signals the start of many annual traditions – a new school year, football season, and holidays such as Halloween and Thanksgiving. Fall is also the season for another important annual tradition: open enrollment, when many people have an opportunity to select or change their health benefits for the following year. With the vast majority […]

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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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KXAN-TV (NBC, Austin) recently highlighted how UnitedHealthcare Motion has positively impacted an Austin company’s health.

UnitedHealthcare is Paying Some Texas Members to Walk

UnitedHealthcare Motion uses wearable technology and cash incentives to pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses to encourage members to take charge of their health. Participating employees can earn up to $3 per day, or $1095 per year, by meeting walking goals tracking frequency, intensity and total steps taken. Employers can obtain premium savings based on program […]

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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

According to the American Optometric Association, 80 percent of what a child learns is through his or her eyes. As you plan back-to-school immunizations, shopping and class orientation, schedule an appointment for your child to receive a comprehensive eye examination. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Children face unique eye health challenges, including […]

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Texas Doctors Earn More Than $5.7 Million in Quality of Care Bonus Payments for Improving Health Outcomes for UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Members

UnitedHealthcare recently recognized more than 100 care providers in Texas with the 2015 UnitedHealthcare PATH Excellence in Patient Service Awards for their commitment to improving health outcomes for people enrolled in its Medicare Advantage plans. These care providers earned more than $5.7 million in quality of care bonus payments for achieving performance metrics in the […]

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