Company Of The Day: UnitedHealth

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UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE:UNH) Optum business has extended its deadline to close its acquisition of software and data analytics firm Change Healthcare to April 2022. The $13 billion deal was announced in January.


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While the deal was initially expected to close in the second half of 2021, the timeline was later extended to early 2022 likely due to regulatory delays.

So What?

The deal is intended to help simplify core clinical, administrative, and payment processes, helping to reduce costs and improve customer experience.

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MTD [1]
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Total [2]
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[1] Month-to-date and year-to-date as of 12/16/2021
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