UnitedHealthcare

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 28, 2020

Bright Health Inc. Announces $500 Million Series E Funding Including Significant Investments by Tiger Global Management, T. Rowe Price Associates, Blackstone, NEA and Bessemer Venture Partners Bind Launches Into the Fully-insured Market Spineology Gets FDA De Novo Grant of Minimally Invasive OptiMesh Expandable Interbody Fusion System Medtronic gains breakthrough nod for VAD driveline Fast Company […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 8, 2020

CMS agrees to cover ‘breakthrough’ medical devices New Technologies Are Ushering in the Biggest Revolution in Senior Care in Over a Century University of Minnesota’s microbiology research facility key to national ‘moonshot’ effort to fight COVID FDA approves Medtronic MiniMed 770G insulin pump for young children Baxter’s dialysis filter wins De Novo nod Like Nothing […]

Bind Personalized Health Plan Outperforms Industry Benchmarks for Total Cost as Members Buy Higher-Quality, Lower-Cost Care

MINNEAPOLIS — (Aug. 18, 2020) — Bind Benefits, Inc. released data that shows its health plan outperformed risk-adjusted industry benchmarks for total cost by guiding members to higher-quality, lower-cost care. The results show that high member engagement and better health plan design can lower costs for employees and employers. Benchmarks, provided by an industry-leading global […]

Bind Named to 2020 CB Insights Digital Health 150 List of Most Innovative Digital Health Startups

MINNEAPOLIS — (Aug. 13, 2020) — Bind Benefits, Inc., a personalized health plan that creates an intuitive fit between people’s health benefit and the way they actually use health care, was named to the CB Insights Digital Health 150 list—the 150 most promising private digital health companies in the world. “The health benefits cost curve is unsustainable. And it’s […]

In the Know: Medical Alley News for July 13, 2020

FDA Clears Medtronic’s And Boston Scientific’s Remote Cardiac Monitors, Approves Abbott’s Bluetooth-Compatible ICDs CVRx raises $50 million as heart device goes to market FDA clears Nonin Medical flagship product Vizient Teams Up with Suppliers to Offer Remote Patient Monitoring Solutions in Wake of COVID-19 FDA clears new Baxter bone graft substitute UnitedHealthcare Donates $12.3M to […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 8, 2020

The George Floyd case has rocked a major U.S. medtech hub: Here’s what industry leaders think Upholding our social contract UnitedHealth to donate $10M to George Floyd family, rebuilding causes Medtronic turns to Titan Medical as it makes robot-assisted surgery play Pace Analytical® Acquires Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Central Logic Announces Strategic Investment from Rubicon […]

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 […]

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