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UnitedHealth: Government could save $3.5 trillion changing Medicare, Medicaid
Los Angeles Business Journal

UnitedHealth Group Inc., one of the nation’s largest health insurers, claims the federal government could save $3.5 trillion over the next 25 years if it moved Medicare and Medicaid away from their present fee-for-service models. In a report released Friday, the Minnetonka, Minn.-based parent of PacifiCare Health Systems called for coordinated care approaches that reimburse health providers for providing a host of services to support patients with chronic conditions ranging from diabetes to heart disease.

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