UnitedHealth Group to Release New Report Identifying Billions of Dollars in Potential Savings For States Facing Unpreceden

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UnitedHealth Group:

WHAT:  

The recent passage of the federal health reform legislation calls for the expansion of the Medicaid program at a time when many states are grappling with significant fiscal pressures. A new report from UnitedHealth Group offers federal and state policymakers across the country with a roadmap to save billions of dollars over the next decade while also modernizing the Medicaid program to meet the demand of a projected 16 million new enrollees.

 

The report is the third in a series from the UnitedHealth Center for Health Reform & Modernization, which seeks to offer policymakers “real-world” options on how to improve the quality of care while reducing costs.

 
WHO: Simon Stevens, UnitedHealth Group executive vice president and director of the UnitedHealth Center for Health Reform & Modernization
 
WHEN: Thursday, April 15, 2010
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT
 
WHERE:

Conference Call Dial in: 877-396-7468

Conference ID: 68010201
 

For more information, please contact John Parker at 202-654-9931 or [email protected]. The briefing is for media only.

For more information about the UnitedHealth Center for Health Reform and Modernization and to view previous reports, go to: www.unitedhealthgroup.com/reform.

About UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to making health care work better. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through six operating businesses: UnitedHealthcare, Ovations, AmeriChoice, OptumHealth, Ingenix, and Prescription Solutions. Through its family of businesses, UnitedHealth Group serves 70 million individuals nationwide.



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UnitedHealth Group
John Parker at 202-654-9931
[email protected]

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Minnesota

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Hospitals  Public Policy/Government  Healthcare Reform  Public Policy  State/Local  White House/Federal Government  Professional Services  Insurance  General Health  Managed Care

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