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Half of Americans facing diabetes by 2020: report

More than half of Americans will have diabetes or be prediabetic by 2020 at a cost to the U.S. health care system of $3.35 trillion if current trends go on unabated, according to analysis of a new report released on Tuesday by health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. Diabetes and prediabetes…

UnitedHealth CEO made $102 million in 2009, including options

Health insurer UnitedHealth Group overcame a sluggish economy last year to manage 28 percent profit growth and rewarded CEO Stephen Hemsley by more than doubling his total compensation. An Associated Press analysis found that the 57-year-old executive received 2009 total compensation valued at $8.9 million from the Minnetonka, Minn., company,…