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Top health insurance CEO pay exceeds $10 million in 2014

The CEOs of the Big Five for-profit health insurance companies all took home at least $10 million in 2014, according to each insurers' annual filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Aetna, UnitedHealth, WellPoint earnings: Business is growing

Things are good for the top three health insurers right now, at least financially speaking. Aetna, UnitedHealth and WellPoint all released third quarter reports that surpassed expectations and provided more evidence that the Affordable Care Act is generally good for business.

UnitedHealth Group's Stephen Hemsley: Telemedicine innovation begins with fundamentals

Consumers will be the most important factor in how the healthcare industry evolves and how organizations use health information technology, UnitedHealth Group President and CEO Stephen Hemsley said Monday at the American Telemedicine Association's annual meeting in Baltimore.

UnitedHealth adds 10M members as revenue, profits climb

Boosted by almost 10 million new members, UnitedHealth's revenue and profits rose during the second quarter.

Some big insurers take 'wait-and-see' approach to exchanges

Industry analysts received their biggest clue as to whether big insurers would jump headfirst into online marketplaces thanks to several states that have released the names of the insurers that will submit plans to sell on their health insurance exchanges, Bloomberg  reported.

UnitedHealth considers cutting Medicare Advantage benefits in 2014

Although the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a 3 percent increase in Medicare Advantage payment rates a few weeks ago, UnitedHealth is reassessing its outlook for the program.

UnitedHealth revenue jumps 11% as profits dip

UnitedHealth saw its revenue rise 11 percent to $28.8 billion for last year's fourth quarter, while its profits dropped just slightly by 1 percent to $1.24 billion.

UnitedHealth, Mayo combine data to research medical treatments

UnitedHealth and Mayo Clinic have agreed under a new partnership to combine their data for more than 110 million patients to help research methods to improve healthcare while lowering costs.

UnitedHealth expects lower earnings with Medicare Advantage competition

UnitedHealth Group projected it will increase its earnings by 5 percent next year while adding up to 4 million new members--both of which fall below Wall Street analysts' expectations.

UnitedHealth profits up 23% as Medicare, Medicaid enrollment jumps

UnitedHealth Group's third-quarter profits climbed 23 percent to $1.56 billion, primarily because of its growing Medicare and Medicaid plans and its Optum health services business.