Military Health System Beneficiaries to Receive Global Nurse Advice Line Services from Optum

Date posted: October 10, 2017

More than 9 million eligible military service members, retirees and their families will have 24/7 access to registered nurses and care coordination services.

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Optum and The Advisory Board Company’s Health Care Business to Combine

Date posted: August 29, 2017

Combining The Advisory Board Company’s research and advisory services with Optum’s data analytics and technology capabilities to help health care clients adapt to the changing health care landscape.

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OptumRx Opioid Risk Management Program Leads to Better Outcomes for Patients and Clients

Date posted: August 22, 2017

New program significantly reduces inappropriate consumption, dispensing and prescribing of prescription opioids.

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Ret. Army Lt. Gen Patty Horoho Joins Optum to Lead Expanding Efforts that Serve Active Duty Military, Veterans and their Families

Date posted: July 31, 2017

Horoho has 33 years of experience leading large integrated health systems in the public and private sectors, and served as the 43rd Army Surgeon General. 

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Veterans with Brain Injuries to be helped by New Tech and Tools Selected at Department of Veterans Affairs Competition Co-Hosted by Optum

Date posted: May 26, 2017

‘Brain Trust’ summit features technology solutions to help veterans with traumatic brain injuries, concussions and post-traumatic stress disorder

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Optum and Merck Collaborate to Advance Value-Based Contracting of Pharmaceuticals

Date posted: May 25, 2017

Companies will use real world data to develop and simulate models linking payment for prescription medicines to patient health outcomes  

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Michigan broadens efforts to improve outcomes for children in foster care

Date posted: April 26, 2017

Expanded internet portal provides caseworkers with children’s physical and mental health data to better meet their needs

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Empower Retirement and Optum launch innovative, integrated HSA solution

Date posted: March 28, 2017

New health and retirement savings solution incorporates HSA balances into retirement income projections, giving a holistic view of retirement preparedness

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Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), OptumCare to Combine

Date posted: January 9, 2017

Creates comprehensive ambulatory care services platform, including primary care, urgent care and surgical care services

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AMGA’s Latest Collaborative Sees Significant Improvement In Adult Pneumococcal and Influenza Vaccination Rates

Date posted: December 7, 2016

Care providers improve historically low adult vaccination rates, signaling potential to reduce burden

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Everest Group PEAK Matrix Report recognizes Optum as a Leader in Health Care Payer Information Technology Services

Date posted: November 30, 2016

Optum positioned as a Leader among more than 20 competitors.

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OptumRx and CVS Pharmacy Partner to Expand Consumer Choice, Reduce Costs and Improve Health Outcomes

Date posted: November 29, 2016

Strategic relationship brings together OptumRx’s leading pharmacy care services with CVS Pharmacy’s leading in-store health and wellness capabilities, helping to engage consumers in a more valuable health care experience.

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University of California and UnitedHealth Group to Collaborate, Work Strategically to Improve Health Care

Date posted: September 29, 2016

Early initiatives to include new OptumLabs data-driven research and discovery center, a focus on stimulating health care innovation at Silicon Valley companies, and training the next generation of data scientists

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Frost & Sullivan Names Optum 2016 North America Company of the Year for Population Health Management

Date posted: September 27, 2016

Global Research & Consulting Firm Commends Optum’s Success in Addressing Diverse Value-based Care Needs in the PHM Market

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Optum and Quest Diagnostics Partner to Help Make the Health System Work Better for Patients, Physicians, Health Plans and Employers

Date posted: September 13, 2016

Revenue services collaboration with Optum360 to reduce billing complexity and deliver new technology solutions to provide more transparency into costs, ultimately enhancing the patient experience for lab and related services

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Optum call centers recognized with Best-in-Class Awards

Date posted: August 4, 2016

Awards from ContactCenterWorld, ICMI and NICE recognize excellent service in the customer management industry

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Ribbon-cutting celebrates opening of new OptumCare Medical Group offices in Southern California.

Date posted: June 28, 2016

New OptumCare Medical Group offices meet individual health care needs with coordinated and comprehensive care 

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Completion of New Affordable-Housing Community Celebrated in McCall

Date Posted : June 22, 2016

Investment partners include Optum Idaho, which invested $5.5 million of the $7.2 million to build the new development; land donated by Valley County

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UnitedHealthcare Will Reimburse Kidney Donors’ Travel Expenses, Expanding Life-Saving Access to Kidney Transplants

Date Posted : June 13, 2016

Initiative aims to save lives, improve quality of life and drive down the costs of care by helping more people with late-stage kidney disease obtain a kidney transplant

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Optum Idaho funds $420,000 community health initiatives grant in partnership with Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Date Posted : May 31, 2016

Grant will fund efforts that help children with serious emotional disturbances (SED) throughout Idaho

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Team from NORC Takes Top Health Analytics Prize at Health Datapalooza

Date Posted : May 10, 2016

Annual event brings together more than 2,000 stakeholders to discuss how best to put health data to work to improve patient outcomes

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Optum teams with Medecision, TriZetto on New Offering to Streamline States’ Medicaid Management Information Systems

Date Posted : May 4, 2016

First-to-market, customizable approach will enable states to purchase only the information technology and clinical services they need, and avoid costly, time-consuming inflexible systems.

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OptumRx and Walgreens Partner to Improve Consumer Convenience, Cost Savings and Outcomes

Date Posted : March 17, 2016

  • Includes 90-day prescription options at pharmacies nationwide at home delivery prices, and 24/7 access to pharmacists
  • Integrating OptumRx’s pharmacy care services solutions with Walgreens leading drugstore services will help reduce pharmacy costs and improve health outcomes

 

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OptumRx Earns PBMI Excellence Award for BriovaLive

Date Posted : March 1, 2016

Industry’s First Specialty Pharmacy Video Consultation Program

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Optum360 Wins “2015/2016 Category Leader”

Date Posted : February 23, 2016

  • Health care technology research firm KLAS cites Optum360 CAC platform’s performance and ease-of-use
  • Optum Enterprise CAC helps simplify hospitals’ adherence to essential compliance requirements

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Optum and Availity Partner

Improve Health Insurance Claims Submission Process for the Benefit of Care Professionals, Consumers and Health Plans

Date Posted : January 20, 2016

  • Advances in completeness and accuracy expected to reduce the number of claims-processing errors and appeals, improve care provider and patient experiences, avoid unnecessary costs
  • Availity will implement Optum’s Advanced Claim Editing (ACE) solution into its Availity Health Information Network; Optum will use Availity’s network to connect to commercial and government health plans nationwide

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