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Summer 2012: Unlocking the Future of Health Care


In this issue of Innovation Spotlight, we feature products and tools that may help improve the health care system for everyone.


  • Care Flex is a population health management solution from OptumHealth that offers flexible benefits to third-party administrators (TPAs) and mid-sized customers through competitive program pricing, streamlined administration and proactive member engagement strategies.
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New Mexico created a report to track the history of members' utilization of the Disabled Elderly Waiver to help enhance the way UnitedHealthcare's clinical team monitors acuity of care delivery.
  • UnitedHealthcare recently became a contributor to the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), a new non-profit research institute that promotes independent research and analysis on the causes of rising U.S. health spending. HCCI generates a report that helps explain what is driving health care costs.
  • The Healthy Challenge Contest encourages African-American small business owners to share the ways they promote wellness in the workplace in an interactive, online community.

View and download the Summer 2012 Innovation newsletter in PDF format.