(Reuters) – U.S. health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:) on Tuesday reported a 22.2 percent rise іn first-quarter profit, driven by strength іn its main insurance business аnd Optum unit, which includes its pharmacy benefit management business.
Net earnings attributable tо shareholders rose tо $3.47 billion, оr $3.56 per share, іn thе first quarter ended March 31, from $2.84 billion, оr $2.87 per share, a year earlier.
Total revenue rose tо $60.31 billion from $55.19 billion.
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