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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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UnitedHealthcare and Memorial Hermann Launch Houston-Area ACO

UnitedHealthcare and Memorial Hermann have launched an accountable care (ACO) program to improve people’s health and their satisfaction with their health care experience. Memorial Hermann, an integrated health system in Houston known for its world-class clinical expertise, patient-centered care, innovation and a focus on quality and patient safety, is the largest not-for-profit health system in […]

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United Health Foundation and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Work to Improve Access to Care for the Hispanic Community

According to the recently released America’s Health Rankings Spotlight: Prevention, Hispanic adults are not receiving as many key clinical preventive health services – such as immunizations, cholesterol checks or colorectal cancer screenings – as non-Hispanic white and non-Hispanic black adults. To address the issue, United Health Foundation and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley […]

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UnitedHealthcare and Junior League of Dallas volunteers participated in a Kids in the Kitchen cooking day at the Cedar Springs Boys & Girls Club.

UnitedHealthcare and Junior League of Dallas Cook with Local Boys & Girls Club for Kids in the Kitchen

UnitedHealthcare of North Texas volunteers recently joined the Junior League of Dallas at the Cedar Springs Boys & Girls Club to cook alongside Dallas-area youth as part of its Kids in the Kitchen cooking day.    The volunteers taught students age-appropriate recipes, participated in fun exercise activities and created take-home items including nutrition and fitness […]

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