UnitedHealth to hire 600 workers; AHIP launches new health spending app;

> UnitedHealth Group will hire 600 people, including call-center, billing-and-enrollment, clinical, clinical-administrative and management positions, in Phoenix to help administer its new Tricare contract, reported The Arizona Republic. Article

> The California Department of Managed Health Care is reviewing whether HealthCare Partners is operating as a health plan without a state license, the Los Angeles Times reported. Article

> America's Health Insurance Plans has launched a new iPad app, U.S. Health Care Spending 101, to provide comprehensive health spending in an interactive format, according to the National Journal. Article

> The Kansas insurance department will hold a public hearing on Aetna's planned acquisition of Coventry Health Care, the Wichita Business Journal reported. Article

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