Home Health Care News July 15, 2021
Andrew Donlan

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) leaders highlighted key growth drivers for the company during a Thursday morning conference call on Q2 2021 financial results. Execs honed in on three main investment areas, with one being a continued bet on Optum, its in-home care provider.

UnitedHealth Group has been one of the more active payers as far as investing in home-based care, launching a house call program years ago and adding to its in-home portfolio with multiple recent acquisitions. It has made a particularly big bet on Optum, along with its ability to serve members in the home, UnitedHealth Group CEO Andrew Whitty said during the call.

Whitty took over as CEO in February, replacing former CEO David Wichmann.

“We continue to...

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