UnitedHealth deal: Boon or bane for employers?

Parekh, Rupal
July 2005
Business Insurance;7/11/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 28, p1
Reports on the merger of United Health Group Inc. and PacifiCare Health Systems Inc. in 2005. Concerns over the impact of the partnership on the competition among health insurers in the U.S.; Expected role of the alliance in the increase in health care costs; Benefits of the merger to the expansion of United Health; Agreed terms of the acquisition.


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