Tag Archives: Medicare

UnitedHealth Q2 revenue growth fueled by Medicare, Optum

Dive Brief: Double-digit percentage growth in UnitedHealth’s Medicare and retirement insurance, OptumRx and OptumHealth spurred the insurance giant to 8% year-over-year revenue growth in the second quarter of 2019. Revenues grew $ 4.5 billion to $ 60.6 billion for the three months ended June 30. The deferral of the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance tax… Read More »

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All

More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal funding for most abortions. The anti-abortion organizations, in a letter sent to House members, mainly objected to the Medicare for All Act, the bill from Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,… Read More »