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6/21/2019, 5:17 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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UnitedHealth to buy Equian for $3.2B - report

UnitedHealth Group Inc. made a deal to buy healthcare payments company Equian LLC for around $3.2 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. The sources providing the information did not state when an official announcement will be made.

According to the report, Equian is likely to be merged with UnitedHealth's technology-focused health services unit Optum. Equian currently "handles more than $500 billion in health-care claims a year and serves nine of the 10 largest health-care payers," the article said.

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