Contract Expansions, Strategic Partnerships, and Care Initiatives to a High-Quality, Cost-Effective Patient Care - Research

    Contract Expansions, Strategic Partnerships, and Care Initiatives to a
 High-Quality, Cost-Effective Patient Care - Research Report on UnitedHealth,
                      Aetna, Cigna, WellCare, and Molina

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NEW YORK, July 16, 2013

NEW YORK, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. (NYSE: UNH), Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), Cigna Corp.
(NYSE: CI), WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), and Molina Healthcare
Inc. (NYSE MOH). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

UnitedHealth Group, Inc. Research Report

On July 10, 2013, UnitedHealth Group Inc. (United Healthcare) reported that it
plans to expand its accountable care contracts over the next five years across
its employer-sponsored, Medicare and Medicaid health benefit businesses. The
Company is focusing on rewarding care providers for better care and lower
costs as it dramatically reduces the use of exclusively fee-for-service
contracts. "We are improving health outcomes for patients at lower costs by
moving even more broadly to value-based payment models and integrating those
with our care provider network, product and clinical strategies," said Austin
Pittman, President, UnitedHealthcare Networks. "Our unparalleled experience
with accountable care models demonstrates that they can work better for
everyone in health care, from patients to payers to care providers." The Full
Research Report on UnitedHealth Group, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/73e3_UNH]

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Aetna Inc. Research Report

On July 11, 2013, Aetna Inc. (Aetna) reported that it has formed a strategic
partnership with Zurich-based Swiss Life to offer Aetna's international and
domestic health care benefits and services to Swiss Life's multinational
customers, effective September 1, 2013. "Swiss Life shares our mission to
provide high-quality employee benefits solutions and services tailored to meet
the specific needs of companies operating in different countries and
cultures," said Eugene Marks, General Manager of the Americas for Aetna
International. "Increasingly, businesses are looking for opportunities
overseas and workers are becoming more globally mobile. Our collaboration with
Swiss Life will allow us to provide a greater number of employees with the
comprehensive health care coverage they need no matter where in the world they
are." Under the new partnership, Swiss Life's multinational clients can also
access Aetna's domestic employee benefits products and services for their
US-based workforces. The Full Research Report on Aetna Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/c0ee_AET]

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Cigna Corp. Research Report

On July 11, 2013, Cigna Corp. (Cigna), together with Tucson-area doctors
affiliated to Arizona Community Physicians and Arizona Connected Care, have
launched a set of collaborative accountable care initiatives to improve
patient access to health care, enhance care coordination, and achieve the
"triple" aim of improved health, affordability, and patient experience. "We
share a commitment with these physician practices to prevention, improving
health care quality and changing the health care system from one that focuses
on volume to one that focuses on value and quality of care," said John Keats,
M.D., Cigna's Senior Medical Director for Arizona. "Extending our initiatives
into Tucson means that more people in Arizona will have access to the benefits
of the program, which has shown strong early results in Phoenix." Being the
first of the Company's collaborative accountable care initiatives in Tucson,
the program became effective July 1, 2013. The Full Research Report on Cigna
Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/700b_CI]

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WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Research Report

On July 8, 2013, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WellCare) announced the
appointment of Steven Goldberg, M.D., as the Company's Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Goldberg will participate in strategic planning and policy direction for
the Company, focused on ensuring high-quality, cost-effective care for its
members. Alec Cunningham, Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Dr. Goldberg has
extensive experience as both a physician and a business executive. He has a
solid reputation for building strong relationships across the health care
system and he will be an asset in our mission to deliver quality,
cost-effective health care solutions to our members and government customers."
Prior to his engagement with WellCare, Dr. Goldberg has served as a Senior
Medical Director for Coventry Healthcare of Kentucky. Besides, Dr. Goldberg
also held the office of Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs in Express
Scripts. The Full Research Report on WellCare Health Plans, Inc. - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/be42_WCG]

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Molina Healthcare Inc. Research Report

On July 3, 2013, Molina Healthcare, Inc. (Molina) announced that its
subsidiary, Molina Healthcare of New Mexico, has entered into a definitive
agreement to assume Lovelace Community Health Plan's contract for the New
Mexico Medicaid Salud! Program. Patty Kehoe, President of Molina Healthcare of
New Mexico, commented, "This agreement with Lovelace further reinforces our
commitment to the Medicaid program, and we remain focused on our health plan's
readiness and continued partnership with the State of New Mexico under the
Centennial Care program in 2014." The Company anticipates completing the
transaction on August 1, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions. The
Full Research Report on Molina Healthcare Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/105d_MOH]

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