UnitedHealth Group saw first quarter revenue of $36 billion; Idaho enrollment ranks fourth among state-run exchanges;

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> UnitedHealth Group experienced a first quarter revenue of $36 billion and 13 percent year-over-year growth, the insurer announced last week in its first quarter earnings report. UHC added 1.6 million members in the past year. First quarter net earnings were $1.46 per share. Report (.pdf)

> Idaho sits in the fourth spot in terms of enrollment numbers through state's insurance exchanges, according to the Idaho Press. The state-run exchange, Your Health Idaho, signed up more than 85,000 residents as of the first week of April. Florida, Maine and Georgia hold the top three spots. Article

> Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Colorado announced a partnership with a community hospital to expand its lower cost mountain health plan that allows residents to see providers in the communities where they live and work. Announcement

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> OCR could hand down some whopping fines for HIPAA violations later this year, privacy attorney Adam Greene told govinfosecurity.com in ani nterview. Article

> Expansion of telemedicine services reimbursed by Medicare may be left out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's 21st Century Cures bill, according to a Politico article citing industry sources. Article

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