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Health insurer CEOs score big paychecks despite public scrutiny
Modern Healthcare

Nearly all of the largest publicly traded health insurance companies gave their CEOs a pay raise in 2018. That includes UnitedHealth Group, whose CEO David Wichmann’s total compensation reached $18.1 million.

That’s an increase of 4.3% over Wichmann’s 2017 total compensation. Based on stock options exercised and stock awards that vested in 2018, Wichmann’s realized compensation totaled $21.5 million.