UnitedHealth of Wisconsin fined $54K; State attorney general wants Blue Cross mutualization thoroughly reviewed;

> UnitedHealthcare of Wisconsin has paid a $54,000 fine to the state's commissioner for failing to comply with previous examination orders from the insurance commissioner, reported the Milwaukee Business Journal. Article

> The Michigan attorney general wants to conduct an independent review of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's assets before it can become a mutual company. The attorney general wants to ensure that by mutualizing Blue Cross it continues to fulfill its non-profit mission, the Detroit News reported. Article

> UnitedHealth Group has become the first health insurance company to be traded on the Dow Jones industrial average. The move to the exclusive list of publicly traded companies signals healthcare's growing influence on the entire economy, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Article

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