UnitedHealth profit off 28% as employers cut benefits
Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 17, 2008
UnitedHealth, America's biggest health insurer by revenue, has announced earnings that met analyst forecasts and, for the first time, broke out its investment portfolio to reassure investors it was sufficiently conservative to weather market gyrations. Looking ahead, however, chief executive Stephen Hemsley acknowledged that UnitedHealth will face significant challenges keeping members.
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