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National MCO Analyzer: UnitedHealth Group Now Available from HealthLeaders-InterStudy

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- 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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National MCO Analyzer is the account manager's tool for in-depth analysis of national MCO corporate strategies, opportunities and challenges. Profiling the country's largest managed care organizations, each report includes:

  • Market analysis from HealthLeaders-InterStudy's managed care market experts, along with an overview of opportunities and challenges for a plan in the year ahead.
  • Competitive analysis outlining a managed care organization's strengths, challenges and opportunities.
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