--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UnitedHealth Group:
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|
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.
John Parker at 202-654-9931
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