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Biden won’t promise Americans they’ll keep their doctor under his healthcare plan

LAS VEGAS — Joe Biden struggled to answer whether he could promise the American people that they could keep their doctors under his healthcare proposal. “Well look, I can’t promise — I can promise them that if in fact the private insurance they have is kept by their company, they keep whoever that plan allows,”… Read More »

UnitedHealth’s Optum strikes deal with Bay Area hospital in bid to keep it independent

UnitedHealthcare office Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images UnitedHealth Group has bought up thousands of medical practices all over the country through its Optum unit, which have helped its insurance networks hold down costs. Now, the health-care giant says it’s setting its sights on small hospitals – but not to buy them — to… Read More »