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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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Dr. John Krouse, dean of the UTRGV School of Medicine and vice president for health affairs (left), poses with Dave Milich, UnitedHealthcare of Texas CEO, during an event on Sept. 28 celebrating the UTRGV School of Medicine and United Health Foundation partnership. UTRGV Photo by Paul Chouy

UnitedHealth Group Celebrates UTRGV Mobile Medical Clinic Achievements

On Sept. 28, UnitedHealth Group (UHG) joined the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) – a United Health Foundation grant partner – in Edinburgh, Texas, for a dedication ceremony of its mobile medical clinic. “Unimóvil” was made possible through a three-year, $2.88 million United Health Foundation grant in 2014. Through its recent integration […]

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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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Hurricane Harvey Recovery Public Health Safety Tips

As people affected by Hurricane Harvey begin the long process of cleaning up after the storm, UnitedHealthcare of Texas offers the following advice to remain safe and healthy: Mental Health Floods can have an immediate and long-term impact on people’s mental health. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is possible, as are strained interpersonal relationships, increased […]

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UnitedHealthcare of North Texas Presents the Ed Block Courage Award at the 2017 Dallas Cowboys Kickoff Luncheon

UnitedHealthcare of North Texas returned as a presenting sponsor for the 2017 Flowserve Cowboys Kickoff Luncheon at AT&T Stadium on August 30. The annual event celebrates the beginning of the NFL season. During the luncheon, numerous awards are presented, including the Ed Block Courage Award presented by UnitedHealthcare. This year’s recipient was Jim Maurer, the […]

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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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