UnitedHealth Group Inc. says its U.S. commercial health insurance enrollment grew faster than its government plan and international health insurance enrollment in the fourth quarter of 2019.
The Minnetonka, Minnesota-based health insurer giant says the number of people with U.S. commercial coverage increased 3.1%, to about 28 million.
The number with Medicare or Medicaid plan coverage fell 1.7%, to about 16 million.
UnitedHealth published enrollment figures when it released preliminary earnings figures for the fourth quarter.
UnitedHealth is reporting $3.7 billion in net income for the fourth quarter on $61 billion in revenue, up from $3.2 billion in net income on $58 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2018.