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How UnitedHealth Group Harnesses Data for a Better COVID-19 Response
(July 9) Data continues to drive our work to bring innovation to healthcare and support people, professionals and communities. We are proud of the work our teams are doing to adapt and find new ways to lead the industry through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Telehealth called a 'silver lining' of the COVID-19 pandemic. This time, it might stick
(July 2) With expanded access to telemedicine, UnitedHealth Group is proactively delivering the care our members need wherever they are and applying the lessons learned to our efforts to improve health and healthcare.
COVID drives demand for mental healthcare
(June 27) UnitedHealth Group remains committed to ensuring members can access the mental and behavioral health support they need during the pandemic. In addition to waiving cost-sharing for behavioral health telehealth services and virtual visits, Optum has increased the number of providers offering virtual mental healthcare by 45%.


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    UnitedHealth Group Extends Community Meals Program for Minnesotans in Need
    UnitedHealth Group has renewed its commitment to provide free and healthy meals to families throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul areas of Minnesota as part of its response to the COVID-19 crisis.
    July 08, 2020 | 2 min Read
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    UnitedHealth Group Collaborates in Public-Private Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Research and Offer New Scientific Insights
    UnitedHealth Group is participating in the COVID-19 Diagnostics Evidence Accelerator — a new public-private partnership that leverages real-world data to enhance COVID-19 response efforts through faster, high-quality, modern scientific research.
    June 22, 2020 | 1 min Read
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    A Closer Look at Freedom Day
    On Friday, June 19, UnitedHealth Group honors Juneteenth — the United States holiday also known as “Freedom Day” or “Emancipation Day” that recognizes a pivotal moment in the emancipation of slaves in Texas.
    June 19, 2020 | 2 min Read
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    United Health Foundation Expands Tribal Scholars Program With Grant to American Indian College Fund
    The United Health Foundation has donated $430,000 to the American Indian College Fund’s United Health Foundation Tribal Scholars Program, creating 13 scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Natives studying in the health and dental fields.



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