UnitedHealth quarterly profit rises 28 percent

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UnitedHealth Group, the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a rise of nearly 28 percent in quarterly profit on Tuesday, driven by growth across its businesses.

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The company's net earnings attributable to shareholders rose to $2.92 billion, or $2.98 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $2.28 billion, or $2.32 per share, a year earlier.

Total revenue rose to $56.09 billion from $50.05 billion.

(Reporting by Tamara Mathias in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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