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Enrollment gains drive up UnitedHealth Group profits
Los Angeles Times

UnitedHealth Group’s profits for the last three months of 2011 jumped a higher-than-expected 21 percent on the strength of strong enrollment gains. The Minnetonka, Minn.-based company, the parent of PacifiCare, the largest private health insurance company in the state, also surprised Wall Street with its full-year profits, which were up 11 percent from 2010.