Health Care Providers and Services Stephen Hemsley

  • *Adds $200 million for 2016 Obamacare losses. *Optum unit revenue rises 51.5 percent to $20.6 billion. Next year, it will exit most of the two dozen states where it sells individual insurance on the exchanges but still has plans to sell in Nevada, New York and Virginia.

  • UnitedHealth's second-quarter earnings jumped 11 percent to beat investor expectations even though the nation's largest health insurer took a bigger hit than expected from coverage linked to the Affordable Care Act. But another strong gain from UnitedHealth's Optum segment helped push the company's total net income up to $1.75 billion from $1.59...

  • UnitedHealth is the largest U.S. health insurer and one of the biggest sellers of plans on the exchanges, which were created as part of President Barack Obama's national healthcare law. On Tuesday, the company raised its 2016 expectation for losses on the exchanges by $125 million to $650 million. For the first quarter, United Health's profit was...

  • American healthcare reform

    Insurer UnitedHealth Group sees some parts of the health-care overhaul as sound medicine.  Here's what provisions will remain  regardless of whether the law survives an upcoming Supreme Court ruling.