|Bid||0.00 x 1100|
|Ask||0.00 x 1200|
|Day's Range||242.44 - 245.58|
|52 Week Range||174.92 - 250.79|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||22.85|
|Earnings Date||Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.00 (1.30%)|
|1y Target Est||270.71|
Analysts say the dual announcements mean Quest and LabCorp likely did not have to resort to rock-bottom pricing to hold onto their agreements.
Both Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp lost exclusive contracts, but their stocks surged following the news. Analysts said the pair of announcements may indicate that the lab services didn't have to resort to rock-bottom pricing to hold onto their agreements. Losing exclusive contracts might normally seem like bad news, but shares of Quest Diagnostics DGX and LabCorp LH surged on Friday after the rival lab services firms announced new non-exclusive agreements with health insurers.
UnitedHealthcare and LabCorp (LH) have renewed their long-term strategic partnership as the two organizations focus on ways to create more personalized care recommendations and a simpler consumer experience for the more than 48 million people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare plans. LabCorp will continue to serve as UnitedHealthcare’s exclusive national laboratory provider until Jan. 1, 20191. As part of the expanding relationship, UnitedHealthcare and LabCorp will collaborate on a variety of value-based programs, bringing the same aligned incentives and enhanced patient experience to lab services as exist today in accountable care arrangements between UnitedHealthcare and more than 1,100 hospitals and 110,000 physicians.
UnitedHealthcare and Quest Diagnostics (DGX) have established a long-term strategic partnership as the two organizations focus on ways to create more personalized care recommendations and a simpler consumer experience for the more than 48 million people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare plans. Quest will be in network for all UnitedHealthcare plan participants beginning Jan. 1, 20191. As part of the expanding relationship, UnitedHealthcare and Quest will collaborate on a variety of value-based programs, bringing the same aligned incentives and enhanced patient experience to lab services as exist today in accountable care arrangements between UnitedHealthcare and more than 1,100 hospitals and 110,000 physicians.
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More than half of employees with access to workplace wellness programs say the programs have made a positive impact on their health, including 62 percent saying the initiatives translated to improved productivity and 30 percent reporting help detecting a disease. These are some of the findings from UnitedHealthcare’s annual “Wellness Check Up Survey,” which examines employees’ opinions about company-sponsored wellness programs and other health-related subjects. Many employees say wellness programs have improved their health.
Disruptor 50 start-up Oscar Health told CNBC that it has a strategy in place to make money and improve the health-care experience for members.
UnitedHealthcare has now provided more than 5 million in-home clinical visits through its HouseCalls program, bringing potentially life-saving preventive care to people enrolled in its Medicare Advantage plans in the comfort of their homes. Since UnitedHealthcare introduced HouseCalls in 2012, the program has helped tens of thousands of seniors avoid potential hospital admissions by identifying health concerns and enabling earlier clinical intervention. In addition, 8.5 million care opportunities, such as overdue cancer and diabetes screenings, have been addressed after licensed health care practitioners identified them during HouseCalls visits.
Hedge funds have been loading up on tech and media names, mostly to good results for an industry that has struggled otherwise to beat the market. The list of most-owned stocks contains many of the market's favorites.
The United Health Foundation announced a new three-year, $1 million partnership with Climb Wyoming to support development of an innovative curriculum based on Climb’s nationally recognized model and implement its social support programs in Salt Lake City and Grand Junction, Colo. Climb collaborates with local direct service providers to help move single mothers out of poverty by providing social support services such as job training and placement, life skills-based training and mental health support. The Climb program is recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as one of the nation’s Top 10 innovative programs.
A new report benchmarking the health of seniors in America finds poorer health outcomes for rural senior citizens compared with their urban and suburban peers and increased national suicide rates.
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Erika Zak, 38, has written two of the most important letters of her life in recent months: one, just in case, for her 4-year-old daughter to read on some undetermined day in the future and a second, to UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann, meant to be read right away. The course of treatment that followed over the next handful of years included chemotherapy and liver surgery that left some damage, “a consequence of complications following microwave ablation,” as her doctors, in her home state of Oregon and at the renowned Cleveland Clinic, would detail to the insurer.
A 2017 survey found 24 days was the average wait time in 15 of the largest cities to schedule a physician appointment.The long waits are a result of a growing shortage of primary care physicians, along with an aging population requiring more health care. Major health care players like, UnitedHealth UNH , Aetna AET and Kaiser Permanente, are increasingly using virtual care or telehealth for primary care appointments and follow-ups.
Major health care players like, UnitedHealthcare, Aetna and Kaiser Permanente, are increasingly using virtual care or telehealth for primary care appointments and follow-ups.
Today, UnitedHealth Group released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s drug policy proposal:
Health care stocks whipsawed on Friday as President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited plan to lower prescription drug prices, dubbed "American Patients First."