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NBA Players to Fund Health Insurance for Retired Players

Texans are accustomed to cheering for the Mavericks, Rockets or Spurs on the court. Soon, UnitedHealthcare will care for our favorite NBA stars off the court. The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) recently announced that its player representatives have voted unanimously to fund health insurance for all retired NBA players with at least three years […]

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UnitedHealthcare is Offering Medical Grants to Texas Children

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from Texas families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant with a lifetime maximum of […]

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UnitedHealthcare and USMD to Improve Patients’ Care in Dallas-Fort Worth

USMD Physician Services (USMD) and UnitedHealthcare have launched an accountable care program to improve people’s health and their satisfaction with their health care experience. The new accountable care program will dedicate more resources to care coordination and make it easier to share important health information. USMD member hospitals, clinics and physicians will share in the […]

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UnitedHealthcare’s Healthy Summer Travel Safety Tip Infographic

Stay Healthy During Summer Vacation

Summer is here, and for many in Texas, that means trips to destinations domestic and abroad. An all-time record 231 million passengers are expected to fly U.S. airlines between June 1 and August 31, up from 210 million a year ago, according to Airlines for America. That includes 30.5 million travelers on international flights. However, […]

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The UTRGV School of Medicine and United Health Foundation unveiled “Unimóvil,” a mobile health clinic, during a ceremony on the Edinburg Campus. (UTRGV Photo by Paul Chouy)

United Health Foundation and UT Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Unveil Mobile Medical Clinic

On July 14, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) School of Medicine and United Health Foundation introduced “Unimóvil,” a mobile health clinic that will provide Rio Grande Valley residents health screening, education and convenient access to dental and mental health services.  Unimóvil’s services include primary care and diagnosis and treatment of common dental […]

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UnitedHealthcare Will Reimburse Kidney Donors’ Travel Expenses

UnitedHealthcare will soon pay for kidney donors’ travel expenses, addressing one of the major barriers to living organ donation. UHC and Optum—the health services company that manages transplant services for UnitedHealthcare—will seek to save lives, improve quality of life and drive down the costs of care by helping more people with late-stage kidney disease obtain […]

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Avoid Trips to the ER This Summer with the Following Safety Tips

The Independence Day holiday is upon us, bringing fireworks, outdoor cookouts, pool parties and other celebrations. Unfortunately, summer months–particularly July and August–are among the busiest times of the year for emergency room (ER) visits, according to data from UnitedHealthcare. Don’t let an injury steal your Texas sunshine this weekend; follow these basic, everyday safety tips […]

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UnitedHealthcare Shapes the Future of Workplace Wellness Programs

June is National Employee Wellbeing Month – an opportunity for companies in Texas to implement, evaluate and refine their employee wellness programs. An estimated 70 percent of employers already offer wellness programs, and 8 percent more plan to do so during the next year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. Employers are investing […]

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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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