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UnitedHealth parts ways with AHIP

UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest for-profit health insurer, is calling it quits with the industry's largest trade group, America's Health Insurance Plans.

Top 10 insurers in the Part D arena: UnitedHealth at the top

UnitedHealth is top dog when it comes to Medicare Part D presence in the U.S. health insurance market, according to a new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Big insurers offer telework to attract talent, cut costs

Three prominent insurers lead the list of FlexJobs' top 100 companies for work-from-home opportunities in 2013, including UnitedHealth Group (ranked at No. 2), Aetna (No. 4) and Humana (No. 7), according to Employee Benefits Advisor. The health insurers cited attracting top talent and cost containment as key reasons for embracing flexible work arrangements.

UnitedHealth acquisition of exchange contractor raises conflict of interest concerns

UnitedHealth Group's purchase of a company contracted to help develop the national health insurance exchange has been raising some conflict of interest concerns. 

National plans bring competition to insurance exchanges

Insurers soon will have a new type of competition--two national health plans contracted with the federal government--when they sell policies through the forthcoming health insurance exchanges.

In wake of reform ruling, costs, collaboration top of payers' minds

In the wake of yesterday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, insurance companies large and small responded to the high court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act--and almost every one focused on reducing costs and collaborating with lawmakers.

Insurers shift marketing budgets toward individual consumers

Five of the nation's largest health insurers spent a combined $366.8 million on advertising in 2011, an almost 52 percent increase from the year before.

Interview: UnitedHealth's IT strategy listens to the mobile consumer

UnitedHealth Group has been exploring the health technology market for remedies to healthcare challenges. Leading the charge is Bill Feller (pictured), vice president of innovation and R&D and