UnitedHealthcare

UHC Expands Access to Care, Support and Resources

Via UnitedHealthcare “UnitedHealthcare is waiving member cost-sharing for the treatment of COVID-19 through May 31, 2020 for its fully-insured Commercial, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid plans. We will also work with self-funded customers who want us to implement a similar approach on their behalf. This builds on the company’s previously announced efforts to waive cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing […]

UnitedHealthcare Offers Special Enrollment and Reduces Administrative Requirements to Improve Access to Care and Coverage in Response to COVID-19

Via UnitedHealthcare Company launches a special enrollment period for some of its existing commercial customers, reduces prior authorization requirements for providers and expands telehealth  MINNETONKA, Minn. (March 24, 2020) – UnitedHealthcare announced today several updates to its programs in response to the COVID-19 national emergency. In addition to previously announced telehealth and virtual care expansion, the […]

UnitedHealthcare: Expanded access to care, support and resources

Via UnitedHealthcare “We are expanding your access to care, support and resources to help you navigate through this unprecedented time. We are committed to making every effort to protect your health by keeping you safe in your home while still enabling you to get the right care.” Costs are covered for COVID-19 tests and related […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for March 16, 2020

Mayo Clinic rolls out COVID-19 test CHF Solutions looks to bring its tech to help COVID-19 patients Mayo Clinic starts drive-thru testing for COVID-19 Our Commitment During the COVID-19 Pandemic Johnson & Johnson Announces Collaboration with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccine Development University of Minnesota to test three drugs for […]

2019 Medical Alley Investment Report

Even with just a month of perspective, it’s abundantly clear that 2019 was a huge year for the Medical Alley startup ecosystem. The community as a whole raised more than $1 billion for the first time and Bright Health’s $635 million round at a $2.2 billion valuation broke the state’s record for the largest venture […]

In the Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley for December 9, 2019

John Halamka named president of Mayo Clinic Platform NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Evo(TM) Cortical Electrode Abilitech Medical raises $7.4 million Dr. Craig Samitt Headlines Medical Alley Representation on TCB 100 List Boston Scientific sells Zytiga royalties for $256m Case report: Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for November 27, 2019

Starkey Livio AI: The 100 Best Inventions of 2019 In Silicon Valley, startup cofounder battles VC over the future of health insurance Cancer-killing virus designer Vyriad raises $24.4 million 3M, Medtronic lead Minnesota companies on Management Top 250 list Mayo Clinic expands out of U.S. with Abu Dhabi hospital ExceleraRx, a network for expensive specialty […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for Nov. 18, 2019

New Abbott Labs CEO has deep background in medical devices Possible Faegre Baker Daniels merger would form one of nation’s top 50 law firms Workforce, job creation and startups among Greater MSP’s top priorities Optum CEO named UnitedHealth Group president Excelera Joins Medical Alley Association to Influence Positive Change for Complex Patient Care Made in […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for November 11, 2019

Stryker announces definitive agreement to acquire Wright Medical for $5.4 Billion Regeneron and Vyriad Announce Strategic Agreement for Discovery and Development of New Oncolytic Virus Treatments for Cancer Maple Grove-based Pursuit Vascular sold for $75 million to California firm Digi International spends $140 million to buy New Jersey IT company In $660 Million Deal, Takeda […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 28, 2019

FDA grants $3m to MDIC for quality improvement, cybersecurity programs State devotes $2.5 million to help startups A Move to Managed Care Will Strengthen UnitedHealth Stock 5 MN companies in top 250 of Forbes ‘World’s Best Employers’ University of Minnesota opens first-ever US clinical trial of engineered iPSC-derived cell therapy for blood cancer Medtronic Unveils […]

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