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Friday, June 21


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UnitedHealth Dip on Report It May Buy Payments Group Equian for $3.2 Billion

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shares edged lower Friday following report that it's ready to buy healthcare payments group Equian LLC for around $3.2 billion. The Wall Street Journal said the deal would see Equian sold by its private equity owners, Mountain Capital, and likely merged into UnitedHealth's Optum division, which recently closed its $4.3 billion purchase of DaVita medical group after getting Federal Trade Commission approval on Wednesday. UnitedHealth must now sell one of DaVita's units in Las Vegas to a Utah-based group called Intermountain Healthcare in order to abide by the FTC's decision.

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Thursday, June 20


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UnitedHealth agrees to $3.2 billion deal to buy payments company Equian

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The changes include a new, responsive design featuring extended-hours data and more news. UnitedHealth Group Inc. has agreed to buy health-care payments firm Equian LLC from its private-equity owner for about $3.2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. It is likely that UnitedHealth UNH, would merge Equian into its Optum health-services arm, a rapidly growing part of its business that caters to insurers, hospitals and other health-care companies. Health care has been the second-most active sector in mergers and acquisitions this year after technology, with more than $260 billion of deals announced so far, according to Dealogic.

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UnitedHealth Investors Cheer Long-Delayed Approval to Acquire Doctors Network

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The Federal Trade Commission has cleared UnitedHealth Group’s $4.3 billion purchase of a large physician group from DaVita, bringing hundreds of clinics and dozens of urgent-care centers under its umbrella.

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Wednesday, June 19


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Optum Completes Acquisition of DaVita Medical Group from DaVita

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DaVita Medical Group’s high-quality practices in California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico and Washington are now part of OptumCare. Together we will improve patient health and experiences while lowering costs across the continuum of care – including primary, specialty, urgent and surgical care,” said Andrew Witty, CEO of Optum. “In joining Optum, DaVita Medical Group begins an exciting new chapter, helping physicians further advance patient care,” said Kent Thiry, Executive Chairman of DaVita Inc. “DaVita will continue its focus on improving quality of life for patients and expanding access to integrated care in the kidney care space,” said Javier Rodriguez, CEO of DaVita Inc. DaVita Inc. will continue to own and operate its U.S. and international kidney care businesses. DaVita is committed to bold, patient-centric care models, implementing the latest technologies and moving toward integrated care offerings for all. As of March 31, 2019, DaVita serves 203,500 patients at 2,689 outpatient dialysis centers in the United States.

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UnitedHealth gets FTC approval for DaVita unit purchase

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Visit our Privacy Policy to learn more or manage your personal preferences in our Cookie Consent Tool. (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc won anti-trust approval to buy DaVita Inc's primary and urgent care unit for $4.3 billion, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The deal is part of an effort by health insurers to cut costs by playing a more direct role in medical services, including shifting patients to cheaper, more accessible locations for routine or non life-threatening emergency medical services. The deal was announced in December 2017 as $4.9 billion but was reduced last December to $4.3 billion.

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Thursday, June 06


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UnitedHealth, Tiffany Hike Their Dividends, Adding Luster to Their Lagging Stocks

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Managed-care firm UnitedHealth Group declared a quarterly dividend of $1.08 a share, a 20% boost from 90 cents. Luxury retailer Tiffany announced a 5% increase to its dividend.

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Wednesday, June 05


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UnitedHealth boosts dividend by 20%

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UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Wednesday it has raised its quarterly dividend by 20%, to $1.08 a share from 90 cents a share. The diversified health care company's new dividend will be payable June 25 to shareholders of record on June 17. Based on Tuesday's stock closing price of $240.76, the new annual dividend rate implies a dividend yield of 1.79%, compared with the dividend yield for the SPDR Health Care Select Sector ETF of 1.58% and the implied yield for the S&P 500 of 2.06% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average of 2.14%, according to FactSet. UnitedHealth's stock, which was still inactive in premarket trading, has lost 1.5% over the past 12 months, while the Dow has gained 2.2%.

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UnitedHealth Group Board Increases Shareholder Dividend

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The Board of Directors of UnitedHealth Group (UNH) authorized payment of a cash dividend of $1.08 per share, to be paid on June 25, 2019, to all shareholders of record of UnitedHealth Group common stock as of the close of business on June 17, 2019. This dividend represents a 20% increase over the quarterly dividend of $0.90 per share the Company paid since the second quarter of 2018. UnitedHealth Group (UNH) is a diversified health care company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and helping make the health system work better for everyone. UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms: UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. For more information, visit UnitedHealth Group at www.unitedhealthgroup.com or follow @UnitedHealthGrp on Twitter.

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Friday, May 24


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UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Severe Weather and Flooding in Oklahoma

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Help Finding a Network Care Provider, Early Refills: Plan participants who need help finding a care provider in the UnitedHealthcare network or obtaining early prescription refills can call customer care at the number located on the back of their medical ID cards. For plan participants who may have misplaced their medical ID cards, call 866-633-2446, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (in the local time zone), Monday through Friday. The Health4Me app is available as a free download at the Apple iTunes App Store and the Android Market on Google Play. Specially trained Optum mental health specialists help people manage their stress and anxiety so they can continue to address their everyday needs. About UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group (UNH) is a diversified health care company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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Wednesday, May 22


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UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Flooding in Missouri

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Help Finding a Network Care Provider, Early Refills: Plan participants who need help finding a care provider in the UnitedHealthcare network or obtaining early prescription refills can call customer care at the number located on the back of their medical ID cards. For plan participants who may have misplaced their medical ID cards, call 866-633-2446, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (in the local time zone), Monday through Friday. People enrolled in Medicaid, employer-sponsored and individual health plans (except Medicare) who have a smartphone can download the free Health4Me app, which provides instant access to their ID card, network care providers, their personal health benefits and more. Specially trained Optum mental health specialists help people manage their stress and anxiety so they can continue to address their everyday needs. About UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group (UNH) is a diversified health care company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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