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UHC’s Salil Deshpande, M.D., appointed to Statewide Health Coordinating Council

This week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Dr. Salil Deshpande, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas, to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council (SHCC). Dr. Deshpande and the other council members are responsible for ensuring health care services and facilities are available to all Texans. The SHCC provides overall guidance in the development of […]

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UnitedHealthcare Named Happiest Company in America

When thinking of “happy” companies, you might first identify tech darlings like Google, Facebook or Apple. But UnitedHealthcare is thrilled to say that we’re tops. CareerBliss recently released its 6th annual rankings of the “50 Happiest Companies in America,” on which UnitedHealthcare owns the No. 1 spot. CareerBliss analyzed hundreds of companies and thousands of […]

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Tips To Travel Safely This Holiday Season

By Dr. Harvey Balthaser, M.D., Market Medical Director, Central and South Texas According to AAA, nearly 99 million Americans will travel this holiday season. And they’ll be heading to spots such as Orlando, Los Angeles and Cancun, according to’s 2015 holiday survey. However, about 20 percent of people suffer some type of illness or […]

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UnitedHealthcare Supports Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November marks the beginning of the holiday season, when families and friends gather to celebrate old traditions and create new memories to treasure in the future. November also marks National Alzheimer’s Disease Month, raising awareness of an incurable disease that destroys those holiday memories for millions of people. The loving friends and family members who […]

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UnitedHealthcare of Texas Earns National J.D. Power & Associates Award

J.D. Power & Associates recently presented UnitedHealthcare of Texas with its 2015 Member Health Plan Study Award. The prestigious, national recognition endorses UHC’s commitment to providing positive member experience. UHC’s Texas division beat more than 130 health care plans across the country, and its satisfaction score tied for the highest among Texas health plans. The […]

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UnitedHealthcare Supports Texas Women

Each year, Texas women come together as part of a movement to empower each other, grow ambitions and reach goals at the Texas Conference for Women. At this year’s event – its 16th annual – taking place this week in Austin, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan is a proud sponsor of the conference’s Community Connection Pavilion. UnitedHealthcare’s […]

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