Tag Archives: UnitedHealthcare

OptumHealth Continues Investing in Digital Health Businesses

OptumHealth’s response to the COVID pandemic is strengthened by recent acquisitions of digital health companies that help to expand its platform of products and services

Insurers Using Site of Care Optimization to Reduce Specialty Drug Costs

Manufacturers are increasingly being affected by the commercial insurance market’s shift of medical coverage policies to lower-cost alternate sites

OptumRx is Aggressively Growing its Business Through Acquisitions

OptumRx has been aggressively growing its portfolio of pharmacy care services businesses

Will Diplomat Pharmacy Survive?

Diplomat found that competing successfully with large specialty pharmacies owned by Cigna/ESI, CVS Health/Caremark and UnitedHealth/OptumRx has been more difficult than projected

Pharmacogenomic (PGx) Testing Acceptance Growing

Aspects of market change, like pharmacogenomic (PGx) testing, has become increasingly incorporated into medical plan coverage

UnitedHealth Group Building Pharmacy Business Through OptumRx

OptumRx acquired two pharmaceutical companies in the third quarter of 2018: Genoa Healthcare and Avella Specialty Pharmacy. Listen closely and you can hear Amazon’s footprints as the reason for these acquisitions. Amazon’s recent acquisition of PillPack has accelerated merger and consolidation activities among insurers and pharmacies. UnitedHealth Group is following the strategy seen earlier this year […]