Health insurers get poor marks from hospitals
Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2008
According to a survey of hospital executives, three of the nation's five largest insurers had higher negative approval ratings than positive ones. Minnetonka, MN-based UnitedHealth Group Inc., which has contracts with 96 percent of the hospitals responding to the survey, was hit with the worst ratings. UnitedHealth Group received an "unfavorable" opinion from 91 percent of the hospital executives who responded.