Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess and I discuss UnitedHealth Group acquiring DivvyDose for $300 million, which is a knock off of PillPack. Is there anything left for them to buy? We cover many more deals in Episode 155—Noyo raises $12 million in… Read More »#Healthin2Point00, Episode 155 | Is UnitedHealth Group taking over the world?
During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, all of the seven largest commercial insurers saw their profits rise, with some seeing their profits double. Will they have to pay some of it back?
UnitedHealthcare sent a notice to plan members stating that it would no longer cover Descovy to prevent HIV, while Truvada – after it goes generic next month – will be covered for free. Gilead reported that Descovy for PrEP had offset a second-quarter fall in… Read More »Gilead got a boost from a newly approved PrEP drug. Now, a major insurer is dropping coverage
UnitedHealth Group saw its earnings nearly double to $6.6 billion during the second quarter, as fewer patients sought out appointments or non-essential procedures due to the pandemic.
Today on Health in 2 Point 00, it’s the 4th shoe! On Episode 135, we’ve got Amazon’s entry into primary care through its pilot program with Crossover Health, UnitedHealth Group launching Level2, their own digital health diabetes prevention program, Health Catalyst acquiring healthfinch, Truepill raising… Read More »Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 135 | Amazon’s primary care entry, UnitedHealth’s digital DPP & more
The company is rolling out Level2, a digital health program for patients with type 2 diabetes. It uses wearable devices and coaches to help users manage their health.