UnitedHealth Cleans Up

Great news for UnitedHealth!  They are making some serious cash:

Shares rose 2.3% as the company raised its annual revenue and profit outlook. It now expects revenue of about $200 billion, compared with $197 billion to $199 billion previously. It also raised its forecast for adjusted earnings per share to $9.65 to $9.85, up from $9.30 to $9.60 previously.

Just think of these numbers the next time they raise your rates or deny your medication or deny your MRI or….

Douglas Farrago MD

Douglas Farrago MD is a full-time practicing family doc in Forest, Va. He started Forest Direct Primary Care where he takes no insurance and bills patients a monthly fee. He is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. Dr. Farrago is the author of four books, two of which are the top two most popular DPC books. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Dr. Farrago is also the editor of the blog Authentic Medicine which was born out of concern about where the direction of healthcare is heading and the belief that the wrong people are in charge. This blog has been going daily for more than 15 years Article about Dr. Farrago in Doximity Email Dr. Farrago – [email protected] 

  2 comments for “UnitedHealth Cleans Up

  1. arf
    April 20, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    They are the worst insurance company in my part of the Northwest, by far.

    Is it the same, elsewhere in the USA?

  2. Mamadoc
    April 19, 2017 at 10:18 pm

    And the next time a patient complains about their premiums going up.

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