Any updated layoff news? I know common review is next week—I know some people think it may be revolves around that if anything happens.
UnitedHealthcare Tried to Deny Coverage to a Chronically Ill Patient. He Fought Back, Exposing the Insurer’s Inner Workings. https://apple.news/AlddD-u5ISm-TUsPweQCeLw Wickman paid $140 Million in 2021
Any layoffs for member advocacy/customer based roles?
Under most States' laws, an employer must report layoff metrics to the state office. The employer must report the number of people laid off, by location. If the employer fails to report layoff metrics to the state, the employer can be fined. Using... — read more
Any layoffs here?
I had an interview last week at UnitedHealth. I checked my "Submission Status" yesterday and it says "We have identified a potential opportunity for you." When I click that link, it goes on to say: "We have identified a potential opportunity for... — read more
If you are not a top performer good luck! From an EVP who accidentally shared the plan on their screen during a meeting. UHG will have a 7% RIF across the board! C&S Government Programs and Optum will be hit the hardest. Due to acquisitions and... — read more
It’s time to update our resume!
Any plans to layoff remote workers?
I heard UHG leadership is looking at cutting costs in 2023. That said, just about every large company in the US is looking at cost-cutting measures this year. Healthcare is a relatively stable industry even when the economy isn't doing well, and the... — read more
Any plans or rumors about getting rid of calling customer or reducing call communication? Phones always go down, complaints on all sides, it just seems very obsolete, even though it would directly affect me.
We received an email today notifying everyone that John Prince (Optum President and COO) who has been at the company a long time is resigning and going into the private sector. Scrolling down to the bottom of the email it looks like this guy who has... — read more
Got this all of a sudden, does this mean a layoff is coming? Why am I getting this?
Any talk of layoffs in 2023? January?
I’m wondering if there are any rumors about call work layoffs on the UHC side?
Is manager systematically notified if apply to other internal jobs?
Any layoffs in E&I specialty benefits?
Any word of when the next UHC layoffs will be?
This article indicates that former CEO, Wichmann, worked 7 weeks in 2021, and was paid over $11 million dollars for these 7 weeks. Wichmann also walked away with more than $100 million dollars in stock options in 2021... — read more
Did the company mismanage our 401K? https://www.startribune.com/lawsuit-alleges-unitedhealth-group-mismanaged-investment-options-in-worker-retirement-plan/600202048/ This articles indicates: The lawsuit alleges that poor performance by the Wells... — read more
With a little over two weeks left of December, will there be any layoffs in Dec of this year or will they wait till the new year?
I've been working here for a long time and I've never been micromanaged as much as I am now. I guess I'm not the only one. What is the point of creating so much pressure on employees? Is their goal to get many of us to leave or what?
I’m in the customer service side of things. Our team has taken on so much, including the responsibilities of other departments that were laid off. My coworkers and I all want to jump ship because the added responsibilities without any increase in pay... — read more
Anybody know what funding will be this year? Was said in town hall it will be higher but that says nothing given pitiful 2% funding last year.
Was wondering if talk of UHC layoffs in Dec or if they will wait till Jan 2023?
Do you predict that there will be UnitedHealth layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
Did anyone else’s team have to take a call avoidance attestation? I don’t remember having to do that before.
I feel like my team could be laid off but I also don’t want to wait it out for too long. They’ve given us so many responsibilities that weren’t in the job listing (including those of the ones who have already been laid off) and haven’t increased the... — read more
If you have a Medicare Advantage plan, please read this article Once the results of these audits are available, please request the audit for your Medicare Advantage company... — read more
Can someone lay off the person who thought it was a great idea to have a SHAREPOINT website as our homepage? I thought this company made billions of dollars in revenue. They can’t even get a decent interface, lol.
and Optum, lol run that s—t into the ground
Major reorg happening under Denise Strait, since they’re unable to keep up with lawsuits and deadlines for BH accounts
According to this article, Ohio’s attorney general filed suit against Optum, aiming to reclaim nearly $16 million in what he says are dr-g overpayments. https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/ohio-ag-sues-optum-to-recover-16m-dr-g-overcharges Ohio... — read more
If you have you been placed on a corrective action plan (CAP) and you have never had performance problems in the past, the company is trying to fire you to avoid paying you a severance and the 60 days notice the employer is required to pay under... — read more
The Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification (WARN) Act is a Federal law that says that your employer must give you 60 days written notice before you are laid off, and they must pay you for these 60 days. The WARN money is in addition to any... — read more
I’ve seen talk of layoffs in Optum forum. Was wondering if UHC layoffs are to be expected before the new year too?
Just heard that there is "reorganization" happening amongst more senior management in ECS
I was offered, out of the blue today, to go with another team dealing with a program called Advocate for Me. Anyone else get this?