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UnitedHealth Group Poised to Capture New Covered Lives Resulting From Healthcare Reform by Focusing on Potential Acquisitions and Growth in Capacity

Thursday, August 12, 2010 Hospital News J E 4
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 11 HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that national health benefits company UnitedHealth Group is poised to capture a significant amount of new covered lives as a result of the 2010 healthcare reform law by focusing on strategic acquisitions and membership growth from private and public programs, according to the National MCO Analyzer: UnitedHealth Group.

UnitedHealth Group's business units reach into nearly every part of healthcare delivery, best positioning them for the arrival of health reform due to their scale, cash and relationships to expand through purchases in selected markets. As the largest managed care organization serving seniors, UnitedHealth has the potential to gain from the aging U.S. population in both its Medicare and stand-alone Part D plans.

"Expect continued strategic acquisitions in states and segments in which UnitedHealth believes it has a gap," said HealthLeaders-InterStudy Product Director Jane DuBose. "There are still regional MCOs to buy in commercial, Medicare and Medicaid sectors. UnitedHealth also has the scale to merge with or acquire several of its managed care peers."

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Decision Resources, Inc. is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis and data to make informed decisions. Please visit Decision Resources, Inc. at www.DecisionResourcesInc.com.

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