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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 Volunteers at 2017 Special Olympics Texas Winter Games

UnitedHealthcare blue was featured prominently during the 24th annual Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) Winter Games in Austin Feb. 2-5. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas (UHC) volunteers flooded event venues to help with competition as the health plan began its second year as a statewide sponsor of SOTX. SOTX shares a similar mission of helping Texans […]

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Joanne Shuey, vice president of sales and account management, UnitedHealthcare of North Texas; FC Dallas midfielder Victor Ulloa; and Dr. Health E. Hound cheer on as a Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas member plays the NERF ENERGY mobile app.

UnitedHealthcare Donates Hasbro’s NERF ENERGY Game Kits to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas to Encourage Physical Activity

Being healthy is fun — that’s the lesson UnitedHealthcare delivered to nearly 150 children in Dallas this week. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas were among the first kids in the nation to receive Hasbro’s limited-release NERF ENERGY Game Kit. Each kit, donated by UnitedHealthcare, includes an activity tracker, soccer ball and mobile game […]

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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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United Health Foundation Unveils New Partnership to Improve Access to Healthy Food in Houston

United Health Foundation has partnered with Recipe for Success, a Houston-based non-profit committed to combatting childhood obesity, and Hope Farms in Sunnyside, a 7-acre property with potential to generate more than 100,000 pounds of produce annually. Through a new $675,000, three-year grant, the partnership will improve access to fresh, healthy food in underserved South Houston […]

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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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