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FORTUNE Rates UnitedHealth Group “World’s Most Admired Company” in Insurance and Managed Care

For the eighth consecutive year, UnitedHealth Group is the top-ranking company in the insurance and managed care sector on FORTUNE’s 2018 “World’s Most Admired Companies” list. The company ranked first in seven out of the nine key attributes of reputation – innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, and […]

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Three Ways to Get the Most From Your Pharmacy Benefits

Up to half of adults don’t follow their medication regimen. The main reason? Forgetfulness. The next three reasons – running out of medication, being away from home, or skipping doses to save money – can be alleviated with a little planning and research. Nearly half of all Americans take at least one prescription drug, and […]

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It’s National Walking Day: Here’s How to Hit Your Stride

To celebrate National Walking Day and the beginning of April’s Move More Month, lace-up your sneakers and find your stride. Studies have shown walking more and sitting less may help people maintain a healthier weight, ward off depression and prevent serious health issues like heart disease. A report from Harvard Medical School concluded that walking […]

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The Texas Legends recognized UnitedHealthcare of North Texas CEO Scott Flannery (center right) and Vice President of Account Management, Texas Small Business Cindy Goodman (center left) prior to its game on March 23.

UnitedHealthcare of North Texas Partners with the Texas Legends to Fight Childhood Obesity

The Frisco-based, NBA G League Texas Legends and UnitedHealthcare have teamed up for another season of tackling childhood obesity through the “Get Fit” Challenge. The season-long wellness program incorporates education, fitness goals and healthy eating habits, while providing rewards and incentives for participants, including tickets to Texas Legends games. The popular program has grown to […]

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UnitedHealthcare Integrates Apple Watch into Motion Wellness Program

For the first time, Apple Watch® will be integrated into UnitedHealthcare Motion®, a national digital wellness program that provides people with financial incentives for meeting daily walking goals. After paying tax and shipping, eligible UnitedHealthcare plan participants will be able to receive and start using the Apple Watch later this year, with the option to apply […]

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 Marian Cabanillas (far right) of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas distributed NERF Energy Game Kits to members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston.

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas Donates Hasbro’s NERF ENERGY Game Kits to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

UnitedHealthcare donated 150 NERF ENERGY Game Kits this week to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston to encourage kids to become more active. The donation is part of a national initiative between Hasbro and UnitedHealthcare, featuring Hasbro’s NERF products that are designed to get kids moving through “exergaming.” Each kit features a NERF ENERGY […]

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Prescribed An Opioid? Ask Your Doctor (or Dentist) These Questions

If your doctor or dentist prescribes a pain reliever, take charge of your health and find out exactly what you are getting. UnitedHealth Group medical experts recommend you ask your doctor these questions about any opioid prescription. Common opioid brand names include Vicodin and Percocet. Why do I need this medicine? Ask your doctor for […]

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(far right) Scott Flannery, UnitedHealthcare of North Texas CEO, led Monday’s panel discussion. Also appearing were (from left) Ken Hutchenrider Jr., Methodist Richardson Medical Center president, Dr. Eric Beshires, family medicine physician at Baylor University Medical Center, and Jenny Williams, manager of community outreach at Baylor Scott & White Health.

UnitedHealthcare of North Texas Discusses the Future of Health Care in Garland

UnitedHealthcare of North Texas CEO Scott Flannery joined other leading health professionals to discuss the future of health care in Garland on Feb. 26. The panel discussion was part of the Garland Chamber of Commerce’s Strong Partnerships and Relevant Knowledge (SPARK) series. Flannery spoke about the effects of health care at the legislative level, options […]

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